Category Archives: Bridges

Severn bridge toll to be scrapped

This is the last year (2018) that drivers will be required to pay to visit Wales via the Severn Bridge. The UK Government has declared its plans to bring to an end the fees, and it is estimated that the … Continue reading

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Plans To Rename the England/Wales Bridge

HRH the Prince of Wales turns 70 this November. It also happens to be the 60th anniversary of his assuming the title of Prince of Wales. HM the Queen and the UK government had planned to rename the Second Severn … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson proposes a 22-mile bridge across the Channel

Despite Britain planning to leave the European Union in 2019, in a campaign led by the country’s foreign secretary in a 2016 referendum, they still understand the importance of good relations between different countries. The island nation still requires to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Anti Slip Surfacing

Slips and trips can have drastic consequences, particularly when you are operating in a risky environment such as the ramp of a boat or a pedestrian bridge. This is why anti slip surfacing is so important: it helps to keep everyone safe, … Continue reading

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Thortech meets quality and safety standards against the clock

  Thortech’s products and services literally support all these varied individuals going about their daily lives, whether they are aware of it or not. That’s because our waterproofing products and anti-slip surfaces are there to make sure people get around … Continue reading

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History of Bridges

While it is impossible to say with complete certainty, the first bridges were most likely natural. Fallen trees or avalanches would have created access to new areas and possibilities for the early humans and as they spread and expanded across … Continue reading

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Our Bridges & Marine Deck Systems

Top quality bridges and marine deck systems are essential for both commercial and private uses. Our bridges and marine deck systems are durable, sturdy, and highly functional. We provide hard wearing and slip resistant surfaces for all kinds of bridges … Continue reading

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Calls grow for unpopular tolls on the Severn bridges to be axed!

There was an old joke that went something along the lines of: “How can you get two whales in a Mini?” The answer of course was: “Go west along the M4 and take the Severn crossing!” One other thing should … Continue reading

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5 main types of bridges

There are five types of bridges, and these are, Girder, arch, cable, rigid framed and truss. Each has its unique features and uses. The Girder Bridge This is a bridge in its simplest and most common form. A log across … Continue reading

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Why Choose Us?

Are you looking for good reasons to choose this company? The biggest reason is without a doubt our expertise. We aren’t just up to date on industry standards; we keep pushing boundaries by drawing from the state of the art. … Continue reading

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