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Port Works, Scotland

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 24 April 1951

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asked the Minister of Transport what works are in progress, and what works are sanctioned but not yet in progress, for trade harbours in Scotland; and what is the expenditure contemplated for each trade harbour.

PortDescription of WorkEstimated Cost
GlasgowProvision of main Switch House, Renfrew Workshops5,500
GlasgowAdditional Paved Area behind Goods Shed, West Quay, King George V Dock160,000
GlasgowReconstruction of Section "K" Merklands Animal Lairage15,000
GlasgowNew Sewer and Roadway, Braehead64,000
GlasgowNew Office for Customs and Excise Waterguard, King George V Dock6,500
AberdeenNew Bridge and Approaches, South Entrance88,000
DundeeReconstruction of Administration Offices, etc., Craig Pier25,000
LeithNew Electric Sub-stations8,000
LeithInstallation of Permanent Navigation Lights, Buildings and Structures26,000
LeithReconstruction of Sheds, Edinburgh Dock32,100
The following works have been authorised but not yet started:

PortDescription of WorkEstimated Cost
GlasgowNew Quay Wall and Paving of Timber Yard, Shieldhall Riverside Quay674,000
MallaigReconstruction of Inner Berth Wall61,000
KirkwallVerandah, North Side Store, Kirkwall Pier3,500
DundeeConstruction of Offices, etc., for Customs and Excise Waterguard, King George V Wharf6,500
GrangemouthInstallation of Fresh Water Supply28,000
Bo'nessReconstruction of jetty and renewal of extension of West Pier25,000
GrantonReconstruction of Fish Shed and Market45,000
LeithAdditional Storey to Warehouse East Old Dock7,300
LeithExtension to Shed. Outer Harbour25,000
The above lists do not include works of normal maintenance carried out by statutory port authorities, as such works do not require authorisation under Defence Regulations.