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Tongland Power Station, Scotland

Hydro Power Stations

Tongland Power Station was constructed circa 1934 and forms part of the Galloway Hydros scheme. The Station is located approximately 1.5 miles from the town of Kirkcudbright on the A711. The site forms part of the Galloway hydro scheme and uses water from the Ken catchment area to generate electricity.

The objective of the Works was to carry out detailed civil inspections of the assets listed and to prepare reports based on the inspections. Detailed civil inspections involved close access to all parts of the asset and included removal of items of plant/structures to allow better access. Testing also was required such as ultrasonic testing or hammer tap surveys as specified. Zenith was responsible for all work including access and any other provisions.

  • Provide all safe access systems to carry out required works
  • Carry out detailed civil inspections/testing of the assets listed
  • Carry out testing necessary to complete the assessment
  • Produce a detailed inspection and assessment reports and also provide a report to the Drax standard template

Asset Inspections

Station Buildings (Internal & External)

Valve House Building (Internal & External)

Station & Valve House Crane Support Structure

Tailrace Structure

Penstocks & Spiral Casings

Floodgate Spillway Walkway

Spillways and Plunge Pool

Fish Pass & Fish Pass House

Needle Valve Enclosure

Dam Roller Gate House

Intake Gate & Associated Equipment

Intake Forebay

Screens, Supporting Structure & Walkway

Floodgates, Structure & Associated Equipment

Tailrace Structure

Greenlaw, Culvennan, Wheatcroft and Blackpark Land Pump

Station Garage Buildings

Aqueduct Scour Valve House

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