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 Thorgrip

Thorgrip provides excellent quality anti-skid surfacing with a cost-effective solution suitable to many everyday situations and applications. Application of Thorgrip means that it provides areas of safe access for anyone who uses those treated surfaces. Thorgrip 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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Great Britain’s Latest and Longest Bridges

Although they are built with the idea of functionality in mind, bridges can be iconic and awe aspiring. Britain is home to some of the most iconic and longest bridges in the world. Read on as we explore some 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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The History of Britain’s Bridges

The Romans have a reputation for coming up with amazing bridges. They used wood to construct most of the British bridges although none of them are in existence. These bridges extended over some of the most iconic rivers, cliffs and … 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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World’s First Cast Iron Bridge

The world’s first single span cast-iron bridge was constructed in 1777 and was officially opened in 1781. Made entirely out of cast iron, the bridge was one of a kind until bridges were developed with cast iron such as the … Continue reading

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