Bristol Bulk Handling Terminal, UK

Synopsis:
Design of silo, silo support and top housing
Contractor:
Balfour Beatty/Birtley
End Client:
National Power

The rail load out silos for the Bristol Bulk Handling Terminal are part of improved coal importing facilities at Parkbury dock in Avonmouth. The twin silos, each 12 m in diameter and 56 m in height overall, have a maximum capacity of 3200 tonnes and a flow capacity of approximately 7500 tonnes per hour.

Tony Gee provided the detailed design of the silo including the support for the silo and the top housing.

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