Natural Retreats employed McGowan Ltd to extend the west wall poma on the Cairngorm summit due to their experience working in fragile environments. The site was within SSSI, SAC, SPA and NATURA. The extention was to enhance the skiing facilities and improve visitor experiences as part of their ongoing strategy. 

Location: Cairngorm Mountain
Type of works: Specialist Concrete Structures
Contract Value: £110,000

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Project Notes:

  • Specialist concrete grade batched on site to withstand harsh weather conditions
  • Sensitive excavation and reinstatement of exposed turves and soils
  • Installation of steel tower structures
  • Detailed management of general public during construction phase
  • Works undertaken through narrow works corridor to minimise overall impact of flora and fauna