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Sea Defence


Special Formwork has manufactured a wide range of solutions for sea defences around the UK coastline. Sea defence structures include Recurved Wave Walls –   in situ and pre-cast, stepped revetments, and very large mass concrete structures – including a hydraulically operated travelling formwork system.

Re-curve Sea Wall Formwork

Revetment step shutter

Travelling Sea Wall Formwork

Completed Projects

Special Formwork has designed and manufactured this new system for casting a very large sea wall. The formwork is mounted on a hydraulically powered traveller. All functions are controlled by wireless remote control

Hydraulic Travelling Sea Wall Formwork

September 1, 2018

Sea wall formwork at North Portsea Island

March 7, 2018

St Helens Duver Sea Defences, Isle Of Wight

March 7, 2016

Lyme Regis Sea Defences

January 1, 2015

Tywyn Coastal Defence Scheme, Gwynedd, North Wales

January 1, 2010

Blackpool Sea Defences

January 1, 2006

Folkestone Sea Defences

January 1, 2004