Lock Gates - Complete

Lock Gates Project - Complete

In 2015 the new lock gates installation was completed, securing Milford Haven’s future as a top sailing destination.

The new gates were an early phase part of the Milford Waterfront development. This multi-million pound venture comprises approximately 420,000 sq ft of development space with dedicated space for retail, leisure, hotels, restaurants and residential. The new lock gates play an important part in the development by enhancing the marina experience and strengthening the town's marine leisure appeal. 

The development is part of Visit Wales' Coastal Tourism Project, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, to encourage tourism along the Welsh coastline.

This was an exciting project which saw the introduction of a completely new set of lock gates - a rare occurrence in British docks. Atkins, the official engineering designers for the 2012 Olympics, designed the new gates.



Press releases about the project:

26/06/15- State of the art lock gates are officially opened by Secretary of State for Wales Stephen Crabb

18/05/15- £6m lock gates create an open door to Milford Marina

06/02/15- Lock gates undergo commissioning

01/12/14- New lock gates arrive at Milford Dock

24/4/14- 1,000 tonne crane lifts a major piece of the jigsaw into Milford Dock's new lock

28/10/13- Milford Dock Lock Project video update part 2 

29/08/13 - Milford Dock Lock Project video update part 1 

05/08/13 - Local community invited to meet the £6m Dock Lock team

23/05/13 - £6m lock gates open the door to major development at Milford Docks

23/01/13 - Public Engagement Event - Milford Dock Lock Project

19/07/12 - Port Looks to Appoint Contractors to £5m Dock Lock Project

16/03/12 - Olympics Designers Appointed for Milford Dock Lock

31/08/11 - Lock Around the Clock at Milford Marina



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