MHG31300 - Nigg Fabrication Yard


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Type and Period (3)

  • MARINE CONSTRUCTION SITE (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)
  • DOCK (Undated)
  • PLATFORM FABRICATION YARD (Modern - 1901 AD to 2100 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Nigg Fabrication yard, formerly used to build oil rigs, now in use for the manufacture of offshore wind turbines.

Fabrication Yard [name: NH 789 694]
Graving Dock [name: 792 691]
Pier [name: NH 784 689]
OS 1:10,000 map, 1983.
Fabrication Yard [NAT]
OS (GIS) MasterMap, May 2010.
Location formerly entered as NH 79 69.

Fabrication yard; oil industry; addition of helipad - reclaimed land, stable condition.
CFA/MORA Coastal Assessment Survey 1998.

Nigg Fabrication yard, now closed. Built oil rigs and had the largest dry dock in Europe at one stage. Oil Terminal lies to the N, both must have been built on reclaimed land as depicted as sands below high water mark on 1st ed OS - HAW 11/2002

Now in use for the manufacture of offshore wind turbines.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 3 May 2010

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Grid reference Centred NH 7881 6947 (1323m by 1395m)
Map sheet NH76NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish NIGG

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