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The Stihl Treetop Walkway, Westonbirt shortlisted for WoodAwards

The Glenn Howells Architects designed treetop walkway at the Westonbirt National Arboretum which was opened to the public in April has been shortlisted in the Commercial & Leisure category of this year’s WoodAwards. All this years shortlisted projects will be on display at the 100% Design show at London Olympia before the winners are announced […]

Harlech Castle footbridge picks up ICE Heritage Award

The Institution of Civil Engineers Wales Cymru Awards 2016 took place at a ceremony held in Cardiff on the 17th June and we were delighted that our Harlech Castle Footbridge secured the George Gibby Heritage Award. This is a fantastic result for the team involved which included Mott MacDonald, David Dexter Associates, R.L.Davies and the […]

Merchant Square Footbridge secures RIBA Award

At a ceremony held at the University of Greenwich the Royal Institute of British Architects announced that the Merchant Square footbridge was one of the winners of the London Regional Awards 2016. Completed by SH Structures in 2015 the dramatic ‘Fan Bridge’ designed by Knight Architects has proved to be a great success with visitors […]

SH Structures attend opening of Westonbirt Arboretum Treetop Walkway

The recently opened Stihl Treetop Walkway supplied and installed by SH Structures provides visitors to the National Arboretum the opportunity to have a bird’s-eye view of some the 15,000 labelled trees within the site. The 284m long structure was designed by Glenn Howells Architects and sits on a series of turned timber columns. The galvanised […]

SSDA judges to visit three SH projects

The Strabane footbridge the Harlech Castle footbridge and the International Bomber Command Memorial Spire projects have all been shortlisted for visits by the judges for this year’s Structural Steel Design Awards. Whilst visits by the judges does not automatically qualify a project to be shortlisted we are delighted to have got this far. The awards […]

Kelpies presentation given to Welding Institute

Our Sales & Marketing Manager, Tim Burton was invited by the Eastern Counties branch of the Welding Institute to be the keynote speaker at their AGM in Cambridge and provided the members with a presentation on the Kelpies project in Falkirk. Whilst the project is a large piece of public art it is still very […]

Our first awards success of 2016

We were really pleased to hear that the Merchant Square lifting bridge in Paddington has been shortlisted for the 2016 Civic Trust Awards. The project was selected from 250 entries and will either receive an award or a commendation at the awards ceremony which takes place in London in March. The Knight Architects designed scheme […]

Greystone Bridge Opening

The new Greystone Bridge over the M62 in Knowsley Bridge was officially opened by The Mayor of Knowsley, Cllr Edna Finneran on 18 November. Pupils from Malvern School, who use the bridge for their journeys to and from school, were amongst the first people to walk across the new bridge. The new bridge supplied and […]

SH Structures success at 2015 Structural Awards

At a ceremony held at the Brewery in London two of SH Structures projects were shortlisted in the Pedestrian Footbridges category. We were delighted to get the best possible result on the night with the Greenwich Reach swing bridge being the winner of the category and the Merchant Square lifting bridge receiving a Commendation. Hosted […]

IABSE Future of Design Conference 2015

Hosted by the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE) the one day conference saw SH Structures’ Tim Burton do a presentation with Glasgow artist and sculpture Andy Scott on the building of the Kelpies. Whilst it may be a striking work of public art the Kelpies are also a great project to showcase […]