Ayrshire Rivers Trust (ART) in conjunction with the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) aim to restore fish passage on the Lugton Water by constructing a new dedicated fish pass at this location. Currently preventing fish migration upstream. The works will be funded by SEPA through the Water Environment Fund (WEF 0026 Sevenacres weir).

Prior to commencing the instream fish pass construction works, the site must be cleared to allow contractors safe access to the right hand bank of the Lugton Water where currently an agricultural type ‘Portal Framed Building’ with an attached ‘lean to’ stands. This building is derelict and in poor condition and requires to be demolished to ground level to allow building contractor’s access to the watercourse for construction of the fish pass. The owners of the building have provided written consent for demolition to proceed.

Tenders should be submitted by email to info@ayrshireriverstrust.org Closing date for tenders is 3pm on 27th February 2017.

Tender documents can be found by following the link below


The barn at Sevenacres Weir