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Work on Walkways nears completion

Specialist painting contractors have nearly finished repainting the West Walkway. The new paintwork, which has a life expectancy of 25 years, is essential to protect the steelwork and preserve the bridge for future generations. Applying the Finish Coat to the bracing on the West Walkway Abseiler applying the Finish Coat on the West Walkway Abseiler applying the Top Coat on the West Walkway Abseiler... 

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 →

Platforms moved to the west walkway

Both of the ALPS Space Frame platforms have now been raised into place on the west walkway. To move each platform, ALPS installs four double reeved 1000Kg electric traction hoists, these are double reeved and generate a total of 8000Kg of lifting and lowering capacity. ALPS install four independent secondary safety devises, these protect and back up the lifting systems. The speed the ALPS platform...