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Tay Bridge refurbishment wins national award

Tay Bridge refurbishment wins national award

Following a 20-year refurbishment of the Tay Bridge, the UK’s longest railway structure, the work has been recognised as an outstanding..

January 1, 2019
Spanning the centuries

Spanning the centuries

English Heritage is undertaking a major conservation programme to repair and conserve the world’s first single span cast iron arch..

April 13, 2018
Conservation work on world’s first iron bridge under way

Conservation work on world’s first iron bridge under way

Shropshire’s historic and iconic Iron Bridge has been shrouded in scaffolding to allow a much-needed conservation project to get under..

January 3, 2018
Coatings restore historic airship hangar

Coatings restore historic airship hangar

Paint supplied by Hempel has been used for the restoration of a historic hangar once used to house airships at RAF Cardington in..

November 17, 2016
Cast iron challenge

Cast iron challenge

A steelwork contractor’s expertise has been used to re-erect three Listed Victorian cast iron gasholders. Martin Cooper reports. Three..

September 9, 2016
Other finalist – Visitor Centre, Stonehenge

Other finalist – Visitor Centre, Stonehenge

The new £27M visitor centre at Stonehenge fulfils the client’s brief for a high quality building that appears light and unimposing in..

July 15, 2014
Historic mill to be restored with steel

Historic mill to be restored with steel

Structural steel will play a significant role in the restoration and redevelopment of the world’s first iron-framed building. Situated on..

September 23, 2013
Stonehenge a sustainability monument

Stonehenge a sustainability monument

The UK’s most famous ancient monument is being transformed by new and improved visitor facilities, with steelwork taking centre stage at..

May 27, 2013
Work progresses on Stonehenge visitor centre

Work progresses on Stonehenge visitor centre

Facilities at Stonehenge, one of the world’s most famous prehistoric sites, are being transformed by a number of improvements. Central to..

March 25, 2013
Iconic steel bridge bids for heritage status

Iconic steel bridge bids for heritage status

The Forth Bridge, the first major structure in the UK to be built with steel, has been chosen to be put forward to Unesco for possible..

June 1, 2012