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SH Structures Shortlisted for 2019 Construction News Specialist Awards

We are delighted to have been informed that we have been shortlisted for the 2019 Construction News Specialist Awards. The awards celebrate the valuable contribution made to the construction industry by specialist contractors such as ourselves. Our Telford Central Footbridges scheme has been shortlisted in the Project of the Year Category (£3m – £5m) and […]

Prime Minister opens Taplow Footbridge.

Prime Minister Theresa May officially opened the new Taplow Footbridge on Friday 2nd November. The footbridge is part of the new Berkeley Homes Taplow Riverside development and forms a link between Maidenhead and Taplow. The graceful delicate design, which was inspired by Brunel’s nearby Maidenhead Railway Bridge, was the work of our friends at Knight […]

SH Structures help the next generation of bridge builders

We recently spent a rewarding morning at the nearby Read School working with pupils on a STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Mathmatics) event which focussed on building bridges. Presentations were given to two groups ranging for Key Stage 5 & 6 which looked at well known bridges and the different bridge types and why they were used. The tutorial […]

Structural Steel Design Awards Success

The Structural Steel Design Awards celebrated their 5oth anniversary with a reception at the Banqueting House in London’s Whitehall.  SH Structures had two projects short listed for this years awards and we are pleased to say both were winners. The Moxon Architects designed Somers Town bridge secured a Commendation and the Knight Architects designed Knostrop […]

Telford Central Footbridge successfully lifted into place

The new Telford Central Footbridge was lifted into place in the early hours of this morning.  It has been a busy weekend for our contracts team with the first attempt to lift the 250te structure into place being postponed due to high winds on Saturday night.  The team were ready to start this morning as […]

Another SH Structures footbridge project nears completion

The new ST Philips footbridge across the River Avon in Bristol was successfully installed on 6th September. The 52m span, 160te structure is another beautiful design by our friends at Knight Architects and the ‘Y’ shaped bridge will provide a pedestrian crossing to the newly proposed mixed-use development on the old railway works site near […]

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 […]