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Repainting the Walkways on Tower Bridge

A short video showing specialist painting contractors repainting the East Walkway on Tower Bridge.  Repainting the high-level walkways will take approximately five months to complete.  Read More →

Repainting the Walkways

Work is now well underway on repainting the East Walkway. The new paintwork, which has a life expectancy of 25 years, is essential to protect the steelwork and preserve the bridge for future generations. Applying grey undercoat around the window frames Applying the blue finish coat to the grid floor on the East Walkway Painting the Walkways using the Side Access Cradle  Read More →

The Walkways

42 metres above the River Thames,  the walkways provide stunning views of the city and many famous London sites. With the aid of photographs and interactive kiosks, visitors to Tower Bridge Exhibition can gain a greater understanding of how life would have been when the idea of a new bridge was originally conceived. View of the City from the Tower Bridge Walkway Building the Walkways The high... 

Side Access Platforms

42 metres above the River Thames, specailist contractors have erected Side Access Platforms to each side of the East Walkway. Repainting the high-level walkways will take approximately five months to complete. The new paintwork, which has a life expectancy of 25 years, is essential to protect the steelwork and preserve the bridge for future generations. The Side Access Cradle One of the 12.0 x 7.5... 

Cruise ship passes through Tower Bridge

A video showing the Silver Cloud cruise ship passing through Tower Bridge on 2nd August 2010 at 7.30pm. Since launching in 1994, the Silver Cloud has travelled to all corners of the world. Please note: The first minute of the video is speeded up by 500% Video by Harris Digital Productions  Read More →

Silver Cloud passes through raised Tower Bridge

The two Alloy Space Frame platforms (cradles) were moved to the centre of the East Walkway on Saturday night to allow the cruise ship, Silver Cloud to pass through the raised Tower Bridge. Alloy Space Frame platforms Two teams of 4 ALPS operatives carried out the platform traversing operation, which involved the removal of the four rear hangers, then propel the platform forwards using 2 hauling and...