Physical Upgrade Works – Location ‘privileged’

Wales & West Utilities own and operate numerous above ground gas installation terminals. One of these sites was identified as requiring a more sustainable and reliable access route which necessitated the design of a revised access route suitable for construction traffic and ongoing maintenance.

Service Synopsis

Evaluate engineering solutions

Manage specialist surveryors

Develop design solution

Programme Manage Delivery of Detailed Design

90% GWh increase

In outputs from extg assets

Enhanced Resillience

Addressing single points of failure

Culture Change

Focusing on “how”


Years – minimum target design life for sustainable engineering solution


Engineering Challenge ‘Pinch Points’


Weeks available to survey & deliver preliminary draft

Aqua provided Project Management and Design services to meet the challenging deadline set by the Client.

The project considered ‘in house’ desk studies which ultimately informing the final route and engineering solution. The project formed part of a wider portfolio of projects, however, without the access route in place further interventions and maintenance would not be possible.

Working to challenging deadlines and within unfavourable site conditions, Aqua delivered the detailed design to allow the competitive tender event to be launched in accordance with the Client deadlines; yet incorporating a design that is sympathetic to the sensitive ecological environment and unpredictable weather conditions prevailing on site.

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