South Shields Coal Terminal, South Tyneside

Scope and Content

Client: Crouch and Hogg, Consulting Engineers.

Relating to the development of Jarrow Slake, South Tyneside, Tyne & Wear, as a iron ore reduction plant for Sheerness Steel Company Ltd (and later Consolidated Goldfields Ltd) acting on behalf of the North Sea Iron Company Consortium. This necessitated the design of a jetty, dock and foundations for the direct reduction plant on the banks of the Tyne, west of Sunderland Quay. Crouch and Hogg were responsible for the civil engineering design and overall design co-ordination within the consortium, which was led by F.J.C. Lilley Ltd. Rowe gave assistance on the soils and foundation problems.