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The STIHL Treetop Walkway wins a 2016 Wood Award

At a ceremony held in the Carpenters Hall in London the STIHL Treetop Walkway secured a win in the Commercial & Leisure Category. Situated in the grade 1-listed Westonbirt Arboretum the walkway provides a stunning view over the park which houses one of the finest tree collections in the world. This hybrid timber and steel […]

SH Structures flies the flag for Yorkshire

The Structural Engineering Excellence Awards were hosted by the Yorkshire Regional Group of the Institution of Structural Engineers at a gala dinner in Leeds on Friday 14th October and we are delighted that the Kelpies secured the Community Benefit Award.  With a concept design by Atkins in Rotherham and built by SH Structures the project […]

Structural Steel Design Awards Success

This year’s Structural Steel Design Awards took place at the Museum of London on 5th October and SH Structures secured two of the five awards given out on the night. Both the Bomber Command Memorial Spire and the Harlech Castle Footbridge both secured a prestigious industry award. Securing two awards is a great achievement and […]

Award for SH Structures at World Canals Conference 2016

This years’ World Canals Conference was held in Inverness on 21st September and at a gala dinner the inaugural World Canals Awards were presented. We are delighted to announce that our submission for the Kelpies project secured the Pioneer Award. This acknowledges projects that are paving the way in growing tourism or creating sustainable income […]

SH Structures Kelpies Presentation receives Institution of Structural Engineers Award

Every year sees us having a programme of presentations to architects, engineers and various professional organisations. This has included a number of sessions to regional groups of the Institution of Structural Engineers and our presentation on the Kelpies was named as the Best Paper in Session 2015. The award was presented by the Institutions President […]

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 […]

Our latest footbridge is successfully installed

Our contracts team have just completed the installation of the latest edition to our portfolio of footbridge projects with a new link bridge being erected at the Watermark West Quay retail development in Southampton. The project for Sir Robert McAlpine saw us using a 500te mobile crane to lift in the bridge in two sections […]

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 […]