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Underneath the Arches of Tower Bridge

During the night-time road closures, specialist painting contractors continue repainting the Arches on the North and South Towers. Both of the ALPS Space Frame Platforms (cradles) have now been removed from the West Walkway. The South Tower Repainting the Arches on Tower Bridge Applying the blue finish coat on the South Arch Applying undercoat to the rivets under the South Arch  Read More →

First cradle is dismantled on Tower Bridge

The first ALPS Space Frame platform (cradle) under the West Walkway has been dismantled on Tower Bridge. It takes two full nights to dismantle each platform, after the first night, the partly dismantled platform has to be raised again and then lowered the following night, when it is then completely dismantled. The ALPS Space Frame Platform being lowered using electric traction hoists The ALPS Space... 

Tower Bridge on a Saturday night

Just before we set-up for the first night-time closure, we capture Tower Bridge and some party goers cruising on the River Thames. Follow us on Twitter and keep up-to-date with all the latest news, images and videos during restoration of Tower Bridge.  Read More →

Abseilers on Tower Bridge

A short video showing multi-disciplined high access technicians inspecting the stonework and pointing on the South Abutment Arch of Tower Bridge. Follow us on Twitter  Read More →

Views of the City from Tower Bridge

Stunning views of the City and the River Thames taken during the restoration of the Tower Bridge Walkways. The River Thames is Great Britain’s second longest river and stretches for 215 miles from its source in the Cotswold Hills to the open sea near Southend in Essex. Visit Tower Bridge Exhibition and enjoy stunning views of London from the high level walkways and experience the beautiful River... 

Abseilers on the South Abutment Arch

Small crews of multi-disciplined high access technicians inspect the stonework and pointing on the South Abutment Arch of Tower Bridge. Abseilers on the South Abutment Arch Abseilers inspecting the stonework and pointing Abseilers on the South Abutment Arch  Read More →

Final touches to the Tower Bridge Walkways

This video shows specialist painting contractors applying the final touches to the West Walkway. The next stage of the restoration focuses on the bascules, the ‘see-saw’ elements of the road which are raised for river vessels to pass through.  Read More →

Work on Walkways nears completion

Specialist painting contractors have nearly finished repainting the West 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 the Finish Coat to the bracing on the West Walkway Abseiler applying the Finish Coat on the West Walkway Abseiler applying the Top Coat on the West Walkway Abseiler... 

Restoring the West Walkway of Tower Bridge

Inside one of the ALPS Space Frame platforms, specialist painting contractors are removing the defective Top Coat from under the West Walkway of Tower Bridge. Watch a short video showing contractors removing the defective Top Coat The ALPS Space Frame platforms under the West Walkway of Tower Bridge Removing the defective Top Coat Inside the cradle under the West Walkway Removing the defective Top... 

Under the West Walkway of Tower Bridge

Inside one of the ALPS Space Frame platforms, specialist painting contractors are removing the defective Top Coat from under the West Walkway of Tower Bridge.  Read More →