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Diary Images

The Diary section is where you can follow every stage of the restoration project. You can also watch video clips of project in our Video section.

Click on the dates below to view the diary images.

dsc_0427-thumb8th December 2009
High Build Aluminium paint being applied to the underside of Tower Bridge.

dsc_0013-thumb28th November 2009
White paint being applied to the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge.

dsc_0043-09-11-2009-thumb9th November 2009
Scaffolding nears completion on the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge.

dsc_0266-02-11-2009-thumb2nd November 2009
Contractors continue to erect the scaffolding on the North West Suspension Chain.

dsc_0371-23-10-2009-thumb23rd October 2009
Scaffolding continues to be erected around the North West Suspension Chain.

dsc_0546-19102009-thumb19th October 2009
Work has now started on erecting the scaffolding around the North West Suspension Chain.

dsc_0106-thumb130th September 2009
Contractors continue to dismantle the scaffolding on the North East Suspension Chain.

dsc_0312-thumb18th August 2009
The first coat of white paint is applied to the North East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge.

painting-the-white-on-the-short-chain-tower-bridge15th August 2009
Grit Blasting continues under Tower Bridge and white paint is applied to the North East Land Tie and Bridge Parapet.

grit-blasting-tower-bridge29th July 2009
Work continues on Grit Blasting the North East Bridge Parapet of Tower Bridge.

dsc_0106-thumb28th July 2009
The North East Bridge Parapet after being Grit Blasted and primed with holding primer.

scaffolding-underneath-tower-bridge8th July 2009
Scaffolding continues to be erected under the North Approach of Tower Bridge.

dsc_0145-thumb16th June 2009
Grit blasting is underway and scaffolding now surrounds the entire North East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge.

dsc_0212-thumb28th May 2009
Envirowraps being applied to the scaffolding, which surrounds the North East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge.

dsc_0191-thumb15th May 2009
Scaffolding continues to be  erected around the North East Suspension Chain

dsc_0113-thumb7th May 2009
Scaffolding being erected around the North East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge

dsc_0112-thumb22nd April 2009
Graffiti removal and painting the shield on the South East Bridge Parapet of Tower Bridge

dsc_0214_thumb30th March 2009
The scaffolding being dismantled on the South East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge

dsc_0287_thumb18th March 2009
The Final Touches – picking out the Tracery on the Cast Iron Bridge Parapet

dsc_0285_thumb16th March 2009
2 Pack Epoxy Filler is applied to the joints in the Bridge Parapet to prevent future corrosion

dsc_0179_thumb12th March 2009
Light blue paint being applied to the South East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge

dsc_0233-thumb26th February 2009
One section of the South East Bridge Parapet is being Grit Blasted, whilst the other is receiving a coat of Blast Primer

dsc_0109-thumb16th February 2009
Envirowraps now cover the scaffolding on the South East Suspension Chain

dsc_0442_thumb4th February 2009
Scaffolding on the South East Suspension Chain (large section) nears completion

dscf0996_thumb2nd February 2009
Work continues on the restoration of Tower Bridge following the heaviest snowfalls in 18 years

dsc_0261_thumb30th January 2009
Envriowrap being applied to the scaffolding between the South Tower and the Abutment Arch on the east side

dsc_0315_thumb19th January 2009
Scaffolding continues to be erected between the South Tower and the Abutment Arch on the east side

dsc_0110_thumb14th January 2009
Contractors are now erecting scaffolding between the South Tower and the Abutment Arch on the east side

dsc_0130_thumb 6th January 2009
The newly painted South West Suspension Chain can now be seen as the scaffolding is gradually dismantled

dsc_0055_thumb17th December 2008
The newly painted South West Land Tie can now be seen as the scaffolding is gradually dismantled

dsc_0213_thumb26th November 2008
Painting gets underway inside the Envirowraps on the South West Chain of Tower Bridge

dsc_0270_thumb13th November 2008
Close-up images of rust on the Bridge Parapet and the scaffolding underneath

dsc_0158_thumb14th November 2008
With the scaffolding complete, the special Envirowraps are being fitted around the scaffolding

dsc_0113_thumb22nd September 2008
The scaffolding reaches halfway on the long segment of the South West Suspension Chain

dsc_0182_thumb18th September 2008
The scaffolding continues to be erected and now surrounds the short segment of the South West Chain

dsc_0200_thumb11th September 2008
The scaffolding is now being erected under Tower Bridge on the South Approach

dsc_0011_thumb3rd September 2008
Work has started on erecting the scaffolding around the South West Suspension Chain