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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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What Makes an Effective Helipad?

A safe and secure helipad is critical for the controlled ascent and descent of a helicopter. So, it is obvious that a number of features need to be taken into account during its construction. What are some of the most … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why You Should Choose a Resin Driveway

  Your driveway is an important part of your house. It is often the first thing a visitor notices when he/she comes to your house. It also needs to stand the weight of heavy cars and offer better grip in … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of Well Designed Bridges

Building safe and strong bridges is an art that has been perfected by the likes of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Joseph Strauss. Whilst famous bridges such as the Golden Gate Bridge may be household names, there are many smaller well-designed … Continue reading

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3 Ways Urban Regeneration Helps Built Up Areas

Urban regeneration can help urban areas in a number of ways, not least through bringing increased economic activity to a place. As regeneration takes place it can draw greater levels of private investment into an area, as well as drawing … Continue reading

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Planning a Garage Conversion

  A garage conversion involves a great deal of work, but the benefits include creating more living space and increasing the value of your property. You won’t need to apply for planning permission for your garage conversion unless any conversion … Continue reading

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What Makes a Safe, Functional Bridge?

It’s easy to takes bridges for granted. After all, we can become accustomed to crossing rivers, valleys and other obstructions without long detours or wet feet. Much of that familiarity arises from the fact that bridges are safe and enduring, … Continue reading

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