GEORGE LAW LTD, Building and Civil Engineering

Stourport on Severn Canal Basin Redevelopment

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Listed Buildings

Morrison Construction Services
NEC Option D
October 2008

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Specialist Repair work

Built in 1768, and later an integral part of the industrial revolution, the Stourport Basin suffered a steady decline in use until in 1995 a 10 year+ regeneration idea was born, with planned works starting in 2006 and finishing in 2008.

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Basin Refurbishment

Funding for this £3.3m scheme came from, British Waterways, Advantage West Midlands and the Heritage Lottery Fund and the scheme has been a catalyst for further development in the local area.  The whole scheme comprised of 29 listed structures and 4 new gateways and aimed to double visitor numbers and create 70+ jobs.

George Law Ltd carried out the works on behalf of Morrison Construction - British Waterways Partnership Contractor.

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Basin Refurbishment

Phase 2 - Bridge and Lock repair and refurbishment and external refurbishment of listed building within Stourport Canal Basin.  The professional manner in which Phase 2 was carried out lead to the award of Phase 3 - Landscaping, including brick walls, street lighting, which mimicked the old cranage and extensive block paving work, all within Stourport Canal Basin.

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Safety Crossing

The scheme won several awards including:-

●    Waterways Renaissance Award, Historic Environment 2008
●    Regen West Midlands, Best Regeneration Team 2007
●    The National Lottery Awards - The Best Heritage Project