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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 →

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 →

Tower Bridge Bascule nosings

During the night-time road closures, specialist painting contractors removed the defective Top Coat and repainted the Bascule nosings with modified epoxy paint.  Read More →

Working at night on Tower Bridge

A short video showing specialist contractors restoring and repainting the Tower Bridge Arches during the night-time closure. The new paintwork, which has a life expectancy of 25 years, is essential to protect the steelwork and preserve the bridge for future generations.  Read More →

Tower Bridge at night

A short video showing Tower Bridge at night and the two cradles. The Port of London Authority by-laws require that a bundle of straw by day and a white light by night to be suspended from the bridge to alert marine craft passing under the bridge to the reduced headroom.  Read More →

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 →

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 →

Needle Gun

This video clip from the 27th July 2010 shows a needle gun being used to remove defective coatings from around the rivet joints under the East Walkway. The needle gun uses an electrical current to rotate needles at varying speeds against the metallic surface to slowly chip away the numerous layers of paint and rust. Video by Harris Digital Productions  Read More →

Video showing Tower Bridge paint analysis

The current ongoing restoration work on Tower Bridge involves the removal of all earlier layers of paint in order to ensure the complete adherence of the new paint. It was important to record the decorative history before all evidence was lost. Patrick Baty of Papers and Paints was tasked to carry out the paint research. You can also learn more about the paint analysis here Video by Harris Digital... 

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 →