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New Cumnock 275/132kV Access Road & Substation Platform

  • Project Type Substation
  • Client Scottish Power Energy Networks
  • Company Involvement Roadbridge was appointed as the Main Contractor for this project in October 2013.
  • Form of Contract NEC Contract
  • Dates September 2013 - December 2013
  • Location New Cumnock, Scotland



Key Features

  • This project comprised of the construction of4000m2 Platform for new 275/132kB Substation including access road.
  • Excavate 4ha of peat depths ranging from 2m to 5m off the platform footprint
  • Constructed 2.9kl of structural earth embankment bunds
  • Contain 230,000mᶟ of peat on site
  • Processed 55,000mᶟ of rock from onsite borrow pits
  • Imported 25,000mᶟ of 6f2 material
  • 1 No 11kV transformer plinth
  • 140m 450mm storm carrier drain
  • 315m 150mm perforated drainage pipes
  • 16 No. Storm manholes
  • 1100m of surface water V ditches
  • 2 nr permanent settlement ponds
  • 800m of kerbing
  • 4000m² macadam surfacing
  • 4 No Borrow pits