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Tower Bridge restoration images

A gallery of images taken by Harris Digital Productions showing key stages of the restoration of Tower Bridge so far, which includes grit blasting, painting the Suspension Chains and erecting scaffolding. The upcoming stage of the restoration focuses on the high level walkways, which are 42 metres above the River Thames. You can follow the next phase of works on this website. Follow us on Twitter You... 

Images of Tower Bridge

A gallery of images taken by Harris Digital Productions showing Tower Bridge, including views of the North East Suspension Chain as seen from the top of Tower Bridge, the North Tower, plus the bascules and the Walkways. You can find more images of Tower Bridge on our Diary pages. Over the next few days, we will be adding another gallery show the restoration work. Follow us on Twitter ... 

Images of Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge. The lifting of Tower Bridge has become a must see event for visitors to London. See the impressive hydraulics in action as the bridge opens for large ships. You can check scheduled opening times here. Please note: The Tower Bridge webcam images are not part of the restoration project. We have no control over when the images are streamed. Keep... 

21st December 2009

The polyethylene wraps have been removed and the scaffolding has nearly been dismantled on the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge. The north west balustrades and lamp stands are currently being grit blasted. Images by Harris Digital Productions The scaffolding on the North West Suspension Chain The North Tower and the newly painted Chains The newly painted North West Suspension Chain The... 

Grit Blasting the Bridge Parapet

Contractors grit blasting the Bridge Parapet near the Abutment Arch of Tower Bridge – in High Definition. Video by Harris Digital Productions  Read More →

Painting the Bridge Parapet

Contractors applying dark blue paint to the North West Bridge Parapet of Tower Bridge – taken 14th December 2009. Video by Harris Digital Productions  Read More →

14th December 2009

Dark blue paint is applied to the North West Bridge Parapet, the North West Suspension Chain has now been painted and Tower Bridge opens for S.B. Will – a passenger vessel, which was heading downstream. Gary, painting the Bridge Parapet Carefully painting the tracery on the Bridge Parapet Contractor, painting the Bridge Parapet   Tower Bridge opens for S.B. Will  Read More →

10th December 2009

Industrial painting contractors start applying the blue paint to the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge. You can watch a video a video here Blue paint being applied to the North West Suspension Chain Painting the last remaining Suspension Chain on Tower Bridge Blue paint being applied to the North West Suspension Chain  Read More →

Painting the final Suspension Chain

Applying the blue paint to the final Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge – taken 10th December 2009. Video by Harris Digital Productions  Read More →

A view of the City from Tower Bridge

Views from the very top of the scaffolding that surrounds the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge – taken 10th December 2009.  Read More →