Category Archives: Bridges

Why Bridges Need Anti-Slip Surfacing

    Slippery surfaces are dangerous, especially in hazardous areas such as footbridges and stair treads. Some bridge surfaces feature slopes and may also be wet, making them unsafe for both cyclists and pedestrians. Most of the modern bridges are … Continue reading

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Why we use Bimagrip

Bimagrip provides excellent quality anti-skid surfacing with a cost-effective solution suitable to many everyday situations and applications. Application of Bimagrip means that it provides areas of safe access for anyone who uses those treated surfaces. Bimagrip is a commercially economical … Continue reading

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Bridges With The Best Views: UK

Britain’s Bridges with the Best Views For past centuries, Britain has been the leading provider of incredible feats of engineering as these beautiful bridges prove. Individuals who love excellent views can take note since experts have travelled low and high … Continue reading

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£10m Repair Project on Forth Road Bridge Completed

  Major repairs to the Forth Road Bridge connecting Edinburgh and Fife have been completed at a cost of £10 million. The project, carried out by bridge work specialists Spencer Group, followed the discovery of a fracture in one of … Continue reading

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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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