Seaforth Docks, Liverpool

Scope and Content

Client: Rendel Palmer and Tritton, Consulting Civil Engineers.

Relating to a diaphragm quay wall for the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board at the Seaforth Works, Liverpool. F. Irwin-Childs' unconventional design for the quay for the Seaforth Docks, Liverpool was similar to a multi-arched dam. Rowe was invited to measure the pressure intensity and distribution. An initial site investigation was conducted by Wimpey and Co. Ltd and ICOS (Great Britain) Ltd constructed a trial wall.

Related Material

See also Seaforth Docks among the Litigation Papers, PWR/4/5/57.