East Kent Engineering Partnership
22nd Nov 2011Posted in: East Kent Engineering Partnership Comments Off on Dover District Council
Dover District Council

Dover District Council Engineering Capabilities.

Dover District Councils Engineering Team comprises of three staff with, collectively, more than 50 years of experience in local government and engineering consultancies.

Services that the team can provide include:- 

  • Structural checking for building control
  • Project Management
  • Site supervision
  • Civil engineering design (Car parks, Coast protection, parks and open spaces and council assets)
  • Structural engineering design (buildings, bridges and coastal)
  • CCTV design work
  • Production of AutoCAD drawings

Examples of engineering work undertaken by Dover District Council:

Beach Renourishment – Oldstairs Bay (February 2008)

Value: £121,000

Emergency beach renourishment works were carried out at Oldstairs Bay following destructive storm wave action in January 2008.



Wind Turbine erected at Dover District Council offices (November 2007)

Value: £92,000

The project was funded by SEEDA, Government grants and Utility companies. The engineers were involved with the structural checking of design and site supervision of works, including the reinforced steel cage base on which the turbine rests.  It was initially secured by Shaun Cline, an Energy Efficiency Officer at Dover District Council.



Footbridge repair works- Kearsney Abbey Park (November 2008)

Value £ 8,000

Approval for this project was obtained from the Environment Agency prior to the works.



Fire Damage to Listed Building – Eastry (July 2009)

Value: £ 3,000

Emergency works to listed building for Building Control, requiring temporary steel bracing to make structure safe.  



Groyne Maintenance Works – Kingsdown and North Deal (September 2009)

Value: £13,000



Mounting a weather station – Deal Pier (August 2005)

Value: £5,000

Constructing a steel cage frame cantilever designed for weather station at the end of Deal Pier.

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