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Tower Bridge before the restoration

A selection of images showing Tower Bridge before the start of the three restoration project. Beginning in March 2008, the scope of the essential works was to strip away the old layers of paint and repaint all the steelwork. The Tower Bridge Exhibition remained open throughout the process but the impressive spectacle of the raising of the immense bascules had to be suspended from November 2010 to allow... 

Removing the defective coatings

Work is now well underway on removing the defective coatings from under the East Walkway of Tower Bridge. The defective coatings (rust and paint) are being removed using needle guns. The tool itself uses an electrical current to rotate needles at varying speeds against the metallic surface to slowly chip away at the numerous layers of paint and rust. Watch needle gun video Contractors using a needle... 

13th November 2008

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