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Two SH Structures footbridges shortlisted for 2018 Structural Awards

We were delighted to here this years’s Structural Awards shortlist includes two footbridges which were fabricated and installed by SH Structures.  The Knight Architects/Mott MacDonald designed Knostrop footbridge and the Moxon Architects / Ove Arup & Partners Ltd designed Somers Town Bridge, along with two other international bridges, make up the list for the Pedestrian […]

SH Structures support local schools events

As part of a school project called ‘Dream Big’ which aims to inspire children and  get interested in engineering, we spent a wonderful morning working with the Key Stage One students at the Burley Oaks Primary School in Burley-in-Wharfdale. The children have been  focussing on bridges and we had a great time looking at different […]

SSDA judges visit two SH Structures projects

Judges from this years Structural Steel Design Awards have now visited two of our bridge projects. The first group paid a visit to the Leeds Flood Alleviation scheme Knostrop bridge in June.  A second team of judges have recently been to have a look at the Somers Town bridge in Kings Cross. In both cases […]

Another successful bridge installation

The first of two bridge structures, that we are providing in Telford, was installed early on Sunday morning 1st July. Weighing 96te. the 34m. span structure was lifted into place using an LG1750 which has a 1250te capacity,making it one of the UK’s largest mobile cranes. The new bridge will provide access to Telford Station […]

Stunning Macallan Distillery Project Completed

After a three-year construction programme the Rogers Stirk Harbour +  Partners (RSHP) designed £100M new Macallan Distillery has been completed. The completed project, with its undulating grid-shell roof, looks stunning and whilst it has been designed and constructed to create a stunning contemporary production facility and visitors centre it still sits comfortably within the beautiful […]

International Bomber Command Centre Official Opening

The International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln was officially opened today.  The ceremony hosted by John Sergeant was attended by over 300 veterans and around 4,000 guests, is the culmination of many years work to see a facility built that recognises and remembers those who sacrificed their lives in Bomber Command in the Second World […]

First SH Structures project award of 2018

At a ceremony held at Old Trafford, the home of  Manchester United, the Moxon Architects  designed Somers Town Footbridge was presented with a 2018 Civic Trust Commendation. The awards celebrate projects that make a significant contribution to the quality of the built environment. The judges said that the footbridge was ‘astonishingly elegant and well detailed […]

SH Structures projects feature in UK passport

If you have updated your passport in the last two years you will see that the pages contain images of various famous UK landmarks.  The new ‘Creative United Kingdom’ passport feature some of the best achievements in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The images are split into sections covering innovation, architecture, art and performance. Page […]

River Thames Taplow Footbridge successfully installed

The Knight Architects designed Taplow Footbridge which is situated near Boulter’s Lock was successfully floated down from its assembly area and located on its piers on 14th December. The elegant slender footbridge was manufactured and assembled up river from the site by SH Structures with structural engineering  by COWI UK and the marine operations and […]

SH Structures secure accreditation for Integrated QHSE system

To supplement our existing Quality Management System we have now had third party accreditation via the Steel Construction Certification Scheme (SCCS) for our H&S system to BS OHSAS: 2007 and our Environmental Management System to ISO 14001: 2015.  This achievement has enabled us to upgrade our status from Silver to Gold under our BCSA Sustainability […]