Westfield Sub Station

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Atlantix Construction Ltd acted as the Principal Contractor on this oil containment scheme, which involved the demolition and replacement of existing bund walls and bases to the supergrid transformers, removal and replacement of O.C.B bund walls and installation of an oil containment drainage system. This contract proved to be environmentally sensitive due to the adjacent burn and a high water table. This contract was carried out within the time framework and budget allowed.

The schemes involved the following work elements:

  • Demolish existing 275kV grid transformer bund walls and slabs and replace with new
  • Demolition of two external brick weirs, replaced with two new oil interceptors and alarms
  • Valve chambers and full retention separators Installed within both the 275kV and 132kV compounds
  • Camera survey to the whole drainage system
  • Existing bund walls demolished and removed from the oil circuit breakers then replaced with new brickwork
  • Single size stone replaced within the O.C.B’s
  • New kerbing layout to enhance the effectiveness of the oil containment scheme