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Abseilers on the West Walkway

42 Metres above the River Thames, abseilers are removing the defective Top Coat on the West Walkway. The walkways provide stunning views of the city and many famous London sites. Please note that the  Tower Bridge Exhibition is fully open throughout this stage of the restoration. Abseiler removing the defective Top Coating Abseiler on the West Walkway Abseiler removing the defective Top Coating... 

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 →

28th May 2009

Polyethylene wraps being applied to the scaffolding, which surrounds the North East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge. Polyethylene wraps being heat boded to form a seamless enclosure around the scaffolding of the North East Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge   Polyethylene wraps being applied to the scaffolding with the North Tower in the background   Polyethylene wraps and scaffolding surrounding... 

Fitting the Envirowraps

This video clip from the 28th May 2009 shows the Envirowraps being fitted on the scaffolding surrounding the North East Suspension Chain.  Read More →

Envirowraps

ENVIROWRAP is a polyethylene shrinkwrap material. It is heat-applied to the scaffold structure and forms a taut bonded cladding façade. It looks smarter than conventional cladding because it is moulded more closely to the structure it contains. This will include any projections or extensions, and even circular or trapezoidal shapes. The shrink-fitting of ENVIROWRAP over scaffold projections creates... 

15th May 2009

A view of the scaffolding surrounding the North East Suspension Chain   The scaffolding as seen from St Katherines Way   The South Tower and newly painted South East Suspension Chain  Read More →

7th May 2009

Scaffolding being erected around the North East Suspension Chain   Scaffolding being erected around the North East Suspension Chain   Scaffolding being erected around the North East Suspension Chain   The North Tower   A view of the scaffolding from St Katherines Way   A view of the scaffolding from St Katherines Way   A view of the scaffolding from under the North Tower  Read More →

Sir Horace Jones

Sir Horace Jones was born 20th May 1819 at 15 Size Lane, Bucklersbury, London. Sir Horace Jones The son of a prosperous solicitor, he studied architecture and spent some years in Italy and Greece to further his classical knowledge. In 1843 he commenced practice as an architect at 16 Furnival’s Inn, Holborn, and during 18 years designed and carried out many buildings of importance, such as the... 

Sir John Wolfe-Barry

Wolfe-Barry, the youngest son of architect Sir Charles Barry, added ‘Wolfe’ to his inherited name in 1898. Sir John Wolfe-Barry He was educated at Glenalmond and King’s College London, and was a pupil of civil engineer Sir John Hawkshaw, as was Henri Marc Brunel, son of the great Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Barry and Hawkshaw worked on railway bridge crossings across the Thames, among... 

22nd April 2009

Specialist contractors removing graffiti from the handrail  Watch video of Alan removing graffiti from Tower Bridge   Ian, painting the shield on the South East Bridge Parapet  Watch a video of Ian, painting the Tower Bridge shield   The final touches...   The newly painted South East Chain  Read More →