Walcon completes regeneration programmes for Swanwick Marina

Walcon Marine has completed a two-stage regeneration project at Premier Marinas’ Swanwick Marina. The project involved the completed redesign and replacement of the on-the-water infrastructure to deliver berths for 333 sailing and motor yachts. The new Swanwick Marina is a showcase for both Premier Marinas and Walcon Marine.

Phase one took place over the winter of 2018/19 and involved the replacement of piers. Walcon then returned in October 2019 for the second phase.

All the finger pontoons have been matched to the specified length of the boats that they will accommodate. This is a key part of the marina’s policy to support and encourage motorboat owners and crews to use their stern platforms for safe transfers between dock and boat. Walcon’s new, wrap-around finger-end and lateral fenders and composite, colour-optioned duct covers have also been installed, delivering, the company says, both practical and aesthetic benefits. A small number of pontoons were also added to the dry stack berthing arrangement to increase capacity.

Walcon was responsible for the demolition and removal of all the previous infrastructure and undertook all the piling required using its road transportable rig. Walcon’s System 2000 pontoons were used for all the walkways and finger pontoons, and were manufactured at the company’s principal factory just a short distance away from Swanwick.

Spotlight Job

Technical key account manager

Welwyn Garden City (hybrid)

Specialty chemicals company Sika is looking for a technical key account manager to drive business growth and foster strong relationships with key accounts within the marine sector.

Full job description »

Comments are closed.

This article was written and/or edited by the UK-based MIN team.

Skip to content