Normandy: Beaches and unesco heritage sites classified

Normandy: Beaches and unesco heritage sites classified

In 2010 Antea Group assisted with the stabilization of the bunker in Pointe du Hoc, Normandy, and is currently providing its expertise to save another vestige of the D-Day landing beaches. The Basse-Normandie region has recently selected us to carry out a diagnosis of the current condition of the caissons of the artificial harbor at Arromanches-les-Bains.

In World War II, the Allies had an immediate need for deepwater ports and therefore developed them rapidly to facilitate the Allied invasion of Normandy. Two ports were constructed on French beaches: Mulburry A (“American harbor”) off the coast of Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer and Mulburry B (“British harbor”) off Arromanches-les-Bains.

Over the last few years the Basse-Normandie region has been committed to list the landing beaches as a World Heritage site, hence the need to conduct an assessment of the World War II vestiges.

“AS ENGINEERS, WORKING WITHIN AN INTERNATIONAL COMPANY ALLOWS US TO TAKE PART IN PROJECTS WHERE THE CUSTOMER’S CORPORATE IMAGE MAY BE AT STAKE. OUR CUSTOMERS REQUIRE A RELIABLE AND CREDIBLE SERVICE PROVIDER AS THEY WILL NOT HAND OVER THEIR PROJECT TO ANYONE. THESE PROJECTS ARE THEREFORE GENERALLY VERY EXCITING!”

Benoît Lerévérend, Project Manager France
benoit.lereverend@anteagroup.com