McGowan Care Values

Foggieton Wood is a busy urban woodland with paths linking Cults and Bieldside. The paths have have been designated as core paths by Aberdeen City Council. Existing pathways required a significant upgrade to withstand heavy pedestrian usage. Following a successful tender submission McGowan Ltd were awarded and undertook the path upgrade.

Location: Cults, by Aberdeen
Type of works: Path Construction

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Project Notes:

  • 1500metres of lowland path construction, path width 1.2metres
  • All path construction materials procured from locally sourced quarry
  • Pedestrian management throughout construction phase due to high usage from walkers, dog walkers, cyclists and horse riders
  • Existing utility protection adopted due to nearby overhead power-lines and mains water pipe location in area of works
  • Traffic management on main roadway which intersected the site
  • Use of on site stone to provide rest points for path users
  • Full reinstatement of path sides to blend naturally to adjacent landscape