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Specialist painting contractors are now grit blasting the Tower Bridge bascules, the ‘see-saw’ elements of the road which are raised for river vessels to pass through. Polythene wraps have been applied to the scaffolding, which prevents particles of paint or dust escaping into the natural environment. During the grit blasting process the particles are captured with special dust extraction...
Contractors grit blasting the Bridge Parapet near the Abutment Arch of Tower Bridge – in High Definition. Video by Harris Digital Productions Read More →
Grit Blasting the North East Bridge Parapet of Tower Bridge. Grit Blasting the Bridge Parapet A few seconds later... Watch a video of the Grit Blasting Read More →
This video clip from the 29th July 2009 shows Malcolm, Grit Blasting the North East Bridge Parapet of Tower Bridge. Special Envirowraps (custom polyethylene sheeting) cover the scaffolding where the work is taking place to prevent particles of paint and dust escaping into the natural enviroment. Read More →
Scaffolding now surrounds the entire North East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge. The short section of the Chain, which is covered with Envirowraps is where the grit blasting is currently taking place. The scaffolding as seen from outside the Tower of London The North Tower and the scaffolding around the North East Suspension Chain The scaffolding and Envirowraps Impact resistant, corrugated...
Grit Blasting the South East Bridge Parapet Blast Primer being applied to the South East Bridge Parapet The South East Suspension Chain surrounded with scaffolding and Envirowraps The South Tower The South Tower Read More →
This video clip from the 26th February 2009 shows the scaffolding and Envirowraps on the east side of the South Suspension Chain. Within the Envirowraps, one section of the South East Bridge Parapet is being Grit Blasted, whilst the other is receiving a coat of Blast Primer. Read More →