Avon Beach, Christchurch – Emergency Coastal Works

Project Details

Emergency repairs to promenade and rock armour to protect existing defences at Avon Beach. Rebuilding of groynes at Friars Cliff Beach.

The contract included:

  • Repairs to seawall
  • Fill voids to promenade with reinforced concrete
  • Fix concrete canvas to failed sheet piles
  • Supply & place 1500 tonnes of locally sourced rock armour to protect seawall / concrete terracing and rebuild 3no. groynes
  • Demolition and disposal of 50 x storm damaged timber beach huts
  • Clear debris from beach and re-profile sand / shingle
  • Survey promenade to identify potential undiscovered voids