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SH Structures expand workforce by 35,000!

Whilst we haven’t actually counted them we have adopted a colony of bees at the Helix Beekeepers site in Falkirk. We are delighted to support this local community group who do a fantastic job promoting the importance of bees to the environment.  The group help educate local families who visit the apiary and encourage people […]

Consultants Heyne Tillet Steel visit the Kelpies

HTS is a London based structural engineering practice with a reputation for intelligent design and innovative, practical solutions so a visit to the Kelpies was high on their bucket list. The practice took their annual office trip this year, north of the border, to visit some of Scotland’s engineering marvels. Their visit included the calling […]

SH Structures project wins International Award

The Merchant Square footbridge, in London’s Paddington, secured the Short Span Award at the International Footbridge Awards which were held at the Footbridges 2017 conference in Berlin. The event, which is held every three years, brings together designers and engineers from all around the world so to secure a win is a fantastic achievement.  The […]

Footbridges 2017 Berlin

SH Structures are attending the Footbridges 2017 conference in Berlin this week. The international event takes place every three years and brings together designers and engineers from all over the world. The venue for this year’s conference is the Peter-Behrens-Halle of the former AEG production facility built in 1912. The hall provides the perfect backdrop […]

Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme footbridge installed

Over a few wet and windy days the four sections that make up the new footbridge over the River Aire in Leeds were lowered into place. The first section went in on the 26th July with the final piece being landed on the 28th July.  The new structure, designed by Knight Architects, has a slender […]

Her Royal Highness the Queen meets SH Structures at the Kelpies

Her Royal Highness the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the Kelpies on 5th July to unveil a plaque naming the new Forth & Clyde Canal section, The Queen Elizabeth II Canal. During the visit, the Royal couple had a close look at the Kelpies and were escorted by artist Andy Scott to look […]

Structural Steel Design Awards

The shortlist for the 2017 Structural Steel Design Awards has been announced and we are delighted that two of our projects have been shortlisted. The Glenn Howells Architects STIHL Treetop walkway at the National Arboretum at Westonbirt and the Acme Architects MSCP bridge at the Southampton Westquay development have been visited by the judges and […]

International Footbridge Awards 2017

The shortlist for the Footbridge Awards 2017 which is organised by Bridge design & engineering magazine, has now been published and we are pleased to announce that three of our projects are on the shortlist.  Merchant Square Footbridge, Harlech Castle Footbridge and the Greenwich Reach Footbridge are amongst the fifteen international projects selected. The winners […]

The Kelpies continue to inspire

Almost three years after being opened in April 2013 the Kelpies artwork in Falkirk is being used by SH Structures to inspire future engineers. We will be presenting a talk on the Kelpies project to first year engineering students at the University of South Wales later this month. The 30m high horses heads may be […]

SH Structures support IABSE Future of Design Sheffield

We are delighted to announce that we will be supporting the IABSE Future of Design event at Sheffield University. This is a full-day conference and dinner aimed at promoting innovation and inspiring the designers of the future. As members of IABSE we really appreciate how the UK team hold events such as this, promoting the work of designers and […]