We provide new supply, reconstructions, refurbishment and upgrading on a full range of water control gates and barriers for use in flood control, waterways, hydro-electric, irrigation, ports, docks, harbours and marinas, which includes:

  • Mitre gates
  • Sector gates
  • Flap gates
  • Fish belly flap gates
  • Radial gates
  • Vertical lift gates
  • Stoplogs
  • Other bespoke requirements

Case Studies

Lumsden & Carroll Construction – Durham City Council

Seaham Harbour Water Control Gate Seaham Harbour is a busy commercial port located on the North East Coast of the UK. The previous gates and operating system were considered beyond their commercial life by the port owner, so Qualter Hall were commissioned to design, manufacture, supply and install a side hinged, hydraulically operated water control […]

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Environment Agency & Volker Stevin

Ipswich Tidal Gate The Ipswich Tidal Gate is located on the new cut of the River Orwell, on Ipswich waterfront. Qualter Hall were responsible for the MEICA design including the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic equipment. For the hydraulic equipment scope, Qualter Hall designed and supplied the main HPU with two diesel engines & pumps, each […]

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Environment Agency – Hull Tidal Surge Barrier

The Hull Tidal Surge Barrier is a vital flood defence, protecting thousands of properties in Hull and the surrounding area from seasonal flood events. Qualter Hall were awarded the initial design order by the Environment Agency in April 2008, to develop an integrated design solution and target price for the total replacement of the Barrier […]

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Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR)

Bascule Bridge, Sector Gates, Mitre Gates & Stop Logs Dover Western Dock Revival (DWDR) was a £100+ million regeneration development by the Port of Dover, which sees the dynamic transformation of the waterfront, designed to attract a host of shops, bars and restaurants with Dover’s unique backdrop of harbour, cliffs and castle, as well as […]

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Bow Locks – River Lee Navigation

Dean & Dyball Construction/British Waterways Qualter, Hall were contracted to manufacture, supply, install and commission 2 pairs of mitre gates complete with electro hydraulic operating systems, 16 stop logs and stainless steel embedded parts, at Bow Locks on the River Lee Navigation. The gates provide the ability to ‘lock in’ from high tidal conditions to […]

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Aire & Calder  – Automation of 13 Lockgate Systems

British Waterways The scheme involved 13 sites all of which underwent a systematic transformation of varying degrees into a user/operator automated system Scope of works included:- .

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