pierhead

pierhead

(ˈpɪəˌhɛd)
n
(Civil Engineering) the end of a pier
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Translations

pierhead

[ˈpɪəhed] Npunta f del muelle
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THE loneliness and isolation experienced by older people in Wales is explored in a new play being staged before Assembly Members and the public at The Pierhead in Cardiff on July 16.
The Senedd and historic Pierhead building will welcome thousands of visitors to the Urdd Eisteddfod.
Scottish ports and ferries owner Caledonian Maritime Assets said yesterday it had appointed civil engineering contractor George Leslie to carry out work to the old pierhead at Tiree.
The Ralphs applied to the state Department of Environmental Protection to build a dock running from their development's wooden bulkhead and the state's pierhead and bulkhead line, and continuing for 60 feet into the bay.
North East Wales Day in the Bay provided an opportunity to groups at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay to exhibit their offer to a national audience.
No-one - including the tenant, police or property owner Pierhead Housing - will be allowed inside for three months.
Rodriguez and Victory Avenues, due to the pierhead rotation at Pier 49.
To be able to construct the 'shoulder' or pierhead that sits atop the massive pillars of the Skyway Stage 3 Project without closing off the entire road below, an Indonesian technology called 'Sosrobahu', which means 'a thousand shoulders' in Javanese, was employed.
There was a serious blaze in July 1976 which destroyed the famous pierhead.
WE CAN compare very favourably the location and style of the Mersey waterfront at the Pierhead and the Bund in Shanghai.
However, it punches well above its weight in creating architectural presence in the context of the Millennium Centre next door, the adjacent Pierhead building being used as an educational facility, and of Cardiff Bay itself, a large expanse of water behind the barrage designed by Will Alsop.