RAMSGATE ROYAL HARBOUR - RENOVATION ( DRAINAGE )
Cast in lead and iron..
Due to the harbour being neglected over previous years and the much needed improvements to the area of Ramsgate . Kent structural was approached to renovate the cast iron and lead water drainage system throughout the length of Military road that services the road running above the famous arches in the Royal harbour.
Much of the current cast iron and lead work was either damaged through vandalism or due to the harsh environment common with being adjacent to the sea.
Kent Structural was responsible for fabricating, managing and replacing all of the rainwater goods that needed renovating. The lead work had to be specially made and extruded to match existing details that had been there since 1782 .
ABOUT THE HARBOUR
The royal harbour was constructed in 1782 by John Smeaton and is now a listed structure, it is still used by a small fishing fleet, it has commercial slipways, lifeboats and a thriving pleasure craft mooring facility. The later commercial extension takes cross channel ferries departing to Ostend and services offshore wind farm activities in the Thames estuary and offshore sand banks.
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