Ashleigh Contracts have a long-held and well-established reputation of providing high quality projects within the field of civil engineering and in particular on marine civil engineering contracts. A wide spectrum of contracts have been undertaken by the company ranging from coastal defences, dredging, scour protection, underwater demolition, piling, jetty and pontoon installation, general groundworks and pipeline installation as well as a variety of retaining wall structures.
Ashleigh Contracts has a wealth of experience in marine civil engineering contracts throughout the UK and Ireland with some harbour works also undertaken on remote and exposed offshore island locations including the Aran Islands (Co. Galway), Shetland and the Orkneys.
Ashleigh Contracts operate a range of specialist plant and equipment including one of the widest range of Long Reach Excavators throughout the UK and Ireland with the heaviest machine currently being a 200T Triple Boom Excavator with the capability for handling and placement of 20T Accropode armouring units to a reach of 16m. All of the company’s primary specialist and long reach machines are fitted with the latest 3D GPS machine control systems to give the company a unique capability of undertaking the most specialised of marine contracts with efficiency and accuracy. To add to this capability, the company uses Echoscope 3D sonar imagery to assist in the accurate underwater placement of precast concrete armouring units for Breakwaters and the protection of Quay Wall structures. The company has placed some of the heaviest concrete and rock armouring Units throughout the UK and Ireland with the range of units placed from 10T, 14T and 20T Antifer, X Bloc ad Accropode Units as well as rock armour up to 28T.
Ashleigh Contracts also has a number of modular pontoon Barges which complement the fleet of plant and equipment for carrying out dredging and piling works in harbours and marinas. The company also has the capability for the providing in-house Autocad 3D modelling for downloading onto the machine control systems for construction of the works as well as for surveying, quality control and volumetric analysis of completed works.