Ferrybridge Power Station

KEY INFORMATION

Location: Ferrybridge Knottingley

Client: John Sisk and Son

Value: £8.0 million

Duration: 40 weeks

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Ferrybridge Multi Fuel Power Station will be the third contract in the energy from waste sector awarded to Cidon.

This large scale, £300 million facility was awarded by John Sisk to carry out all structural concrete sub-structure and super-structure works.

The multi-fuel power station produces low carbon electricity and heat by burning waste derived fuel from various sources of processed municipal solid waste, wastewood products, and commercial and industrial waste.

UNIQUE FEATURES

  • Previous experience and performance on similar projects was instrumental in this award.
  • Extensive temporary works schemes developed for complex and high risk elements
  • Slipform and Jump forming techniques were utilised to undertake the works
  • Elements of the works included precast concrete manufacture and installation
  • Health and Safety manager permanently based on site to oversee large scale workforce.
  • Unique challenges faced and overcome in terms of time restraints and working in tandem with other trades.
  • Largest scale Energy from Waste Facility to date for Cidon