During the night time bridge closures, abseiler Carl, positions the clamps for the cradles to the underside of the East Walkway and a second team of abseilers
Restoring the most famous
bridge in the world
Contractors have erected a temporary access staircase on the South Tower, which will be used during the restoration of the Walkways. Two 40ft cradles will be applied to
The upcoming stage of the restoration focuses on the high level Walkways, 42 metres above the River Thames. The chosen system for restoring the two
All four Suspension Chains have now been repainted using a state-of the-art high-performance coating system.
The polyethylene wraps have been removed and the scaffolding has nearly been dismantled on the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge. The north west balustrades
Dark blue paint is applied to the North West Bridge Parapet, the North West Suspension Chain has now been painted and Tower Bridge opens for
Industrial painting contractors start applying the blue paint to the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge. You can watch a video a video here
As work continues on the repainting of the North West Suspension Chain and Bridge Parapet, High Build Aluminium paint is being applied to the underside
Contractors applying the white paint to the Short Section of the North West Suspension Chain of Tower Bridge.
Harris Digital Productions was commissioned by the City of London to record the restoration and repainting of Tower Bridge. This website is dedicated to the restoration work which took place during 2008-2011.