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Barking Riverside Pier, London

  • Civil Engineering
  • ClientBarking Riverside
  • Value£7,300,000
  • Duration52 weeks
Barking Riverside Pier, London

Construction of a pedestrian pier and pontoon to accommodate the Uber Boat by Thames Clipper river buses for the new Barking Riverside development.

Barking Riverside London is a brand-new neighbourhood of over 10,000 homes built alongside a 2km Thames river frontage.

Works included the fabrication and installation the pontoon to accommodate the Uber Boat by Thames Clipper river buses. The pontoon was completed to a very high architectural finish with a sheltered structure, glass panelling and Siberian larch timber finishes throughout.

Two pontoon guide piles were also fabricated and installed, as well as two additional mooring piles alongside the pontoon. Following the completion of the pontoon and jetty works, fencing and landscaping works were undertaken prior to the installation of the pedestrian / cycle path surfacing.

Project LogisticsOff-site Fabrication

The pontoon, canting brow and bankseat were fabricated by Ravestien at their facility in Holland. The pontoon and 65m link span bridge was loaded onto a crane barge for transit across the North Sea and Thames. installation of services, ballasting, testing and commissioning and trial berthing by the Uber Boat by Thames Clipper river bus, the facility was officially opened in April 2022 and is now operational.

Off-site Fabrication