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Flooded Gas Pit Call Out
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Flooded Gas Pit Call Out

Challenge and Results At Kew Diving, we offer underwater engineering repair services for a variety of different scenarios. Take, for example, this recent diving assignment that our expert dive team was called to assist with. Due to flash flooding and torrential rain, an emergency call came in to help with a submerged work pit on

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Offshore Wind Farm Barge Repair service
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Offshore Wind Farm Barge Repair

Challenge and Results Kew Diving has built a nationwide reputation for our services, but a recent job saw us deployed much further afield. In September 2022, we were called upon at the last minute by a fellow diving contractor. The joint assignment was to make emergency repairs to a barge on a German wind farm

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Kew Diving Services: Propellor Fouling Removal in London
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Propellor Fouling Removal in St Katherines Dock

Challenge and Results We were contacted by a pleasure craft owner who had fouled their propeller on some submerged rope as they made their approach into St Katherines Dock. Rather than having to dry dock their vessel in order to clear it, our divers managed to mobilise and remove the fouling quickly, so that they

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Kew Diving Services: Leeds Castle Bridge Inspection
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Leeds Castle Bridge Inspection

Challenge and Results We were contacted to provide some in-water services, to assist with inspections on the moat bridge at Leeds castle. Often referred to as the castle of Queens, due to it being the residence for six medieval Queens, it was up to us to make this bridge safe, secure and fit for royalty.

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Hopper Dredger Emergency Call Out
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Hopper Dredger Emergency Call Out

Challenge and Results At Kew Diving, we offer a 24 hour call out service, so are always ready for any underwater emergency that comes our way! On one recent bank holiday, we received a call to attend and inspect the inside of a hopper dredger that had partially flooded due to an emergency valve failure.

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chatham maritime trust and watersports centre aeration line relay kew diving services
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Chatham Maritime Trust & Watersports Centre

Challenge & Results Chatham Maritime Trust uses an old basin within Chatham Docks as a watersports centre, teaching children and adults how to sail, kayak and windsurf as well as a host of other water based experiences and activities. As the water within the basin remains relatively still throughout the year, marine growth dies and

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chatham marina lock gate shut down log installation kew diving services
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Chatham Marina Lock Gate Shut Down 

Challenge & Results Chatham Marina is situated on the River Medway in Kent. Being such a busy marina it is important that any essential maintenance works are carried out quickly and efficiently.   At Kew Diving, it was our job to install Stop Logs, so that the local gates and the lock itself could be assessed

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Complex Underwater Diving Project for Wastewater Tank
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Complex Underwater Diving Project for Wastewater Tank

Cleaning wastewater from a tank We recently received a referral for a complex commercial diving project that required specialised dive kit and equipment. Kew Diving Services Ltd. worked in collaboration with RS Divers Ltd. on this project at Wyke Farms in Somerset. The job itself involved our expert divers having to clean wastewater from a

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concrete pile jetty survey london
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Jetty Survey South East London

Surveying Concrete Piles River Thames Kew Diving Services were tasked to carry out a survey of the concrete piles on a 100 year old jetty at Erith on the River Thames in South East London. Touch Only Diving Survey Our commercial divers spent a week there checking every pile for any damage or abnormalities. Visibility

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