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On parade

Three hours sailing time north of Scarborough, Nuttall's precast yard in Sunderland Docks this month concretes the last of the project's 4,040 standard 15t Accropodes. And until revetment construction restarts in April, 2700 lie stockpiled in neat rows on the quayside, like a Geordie Terracotta Army.

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