Avonmouth Dock

Scope and Content

Client: Port of Bristol Authority.

Relating to the extension of oil berth 8, as part of the improvements to the oil basin Avonmouth Dock by the Port of Bristol Authority. Rowe calculated the stability of the proposed sheet pile wall oil berths in 1959 for the Authority, but did not see the site or give further advice. Difficulties at the site arose later, when slips occurred in 1961.