Taylor & Boyd is very pleased to announce that Collette Campbell our Financial Manager, has been promoted to the position of Financial Associate. We believe that this further strengthening of our group of managers will help us to navigate Taylor & Boyd through to the end of the pandemic and will drive our practice to prosperous times in the future.

Recycling Centre, Learmount Road, Claudy


Established on a flat site, this new recycling centre required Taylor & Boyd to design engineering for reinforced concrete ramps and a semi-circular road/platform from which the public can access various skips placed between elevated nibs projecting from the inner curve. Heavy vehicles service the skips at a lower level from a concrete turning area at the centre of the scheme.

Access is also provided from the raised platform to a covered area with curvilinear mono-pitch roof on the outer curve, in which materials including cardboard, glass, white goods, plastics, etc. are deposited.

A small steel-framed building on traditional strip/pad foundations was designed for staff lockers, changing facilities, restroom, toilet, etc.

The project involved retaining structures, ramps, guardrails and surfacing, with a fully integrated weighbridge.

Foul sewage drains through a percolation area to a Biodisc sceptic tank. Storm drainage passes through a petrol interceptor into the Faughan River.

There were no changes to the Learmount Road but the entrance to the amenity was resited and a car park established.

Taylor & Boyd liaised closely with Derry City Council to realise the Council’s proposal and create an innovative and efficient facility within budget and programme.

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