Qualter Hall to refurbish sluice gate

UK engineering company Qualter Hall has been awarded a £600,000 contract for the refurbishment of the Dog in a Doublet Sluice − the tidal limit of the River Nene at Peterborough.

The work has been awarded by main civil contractor Birse Civils, which has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to oversee the civil works section of the project.

The scope of work includes the re-painting and repair of the superstructure and gate leaves, the design and replacement of the controls and electrical system on the sluice and adjacent lock, and the design and refurbishment of the mechanical operation system.