Ullapool Slipway

Lochshell Engineering were appointed by Wallace Stone as Principal Contractor to undertake reconstruction works at a slipway in Ullapool.


The works involved:

  • Manufacture of precast culvert units.
  • Installation of temporary laydown area to the east of the slipway.
  • Removal of existing mooring rings and fender strips. Pressure washing of existing slipway to remove marine growth. 
  • Excavation of existing be material adjacent to the existing slipway.
  • Construction of a reinforced concrete upstand walls and top slab, enclosing the existing slipway.
  • Excavation for slipway extension.
  • Construction of 18m slipway extension below mean water level using a combination of precast elements and in-situ concrete. 
  • Infill remaining extension area with mass concrete.
  • Provision of 2No reinforced concrete slabs, either side of the slipway.
  • Fabrication and installation of new toe rail and mooring rings along the slipway.
  • Fabrication and installation of slipway staircase.

Works undertaken February - June 2018