Mercia Marina Canal Access, Derby

Development of Willington Lakes to form the Mercia Marina required the creation of a new connection canal to the nearby Trent and Mersey Canal. The road access to the site was raised over the new canal spur as it passes through a 17.5m long tunnel.

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Products Supplied

  • Design, manufacture and installation of the precast arch system to provide a 17.5m long, 8.4m span, 4.8m high access tunnel using ABM’s 25/40 Arch System. The structure was supplied in 7, 2.5m long three part sections.


G F Tomlinson Group Ltd


ABM Bridge Systems


Marcia Marina