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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 […]

SH Structures exhibit at Bridges 2017

This week saw SH Structures exhibiting at the 25th Annual Conference and Exhibition Bridges 2017.  The event provides us with an opportunity to showcase our bridge projects and meet new clients and also catch up with some old friends.  The conference, which took place at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena, was a great success and our thanks […]

The STIHL Aerial Walkway at Westonbirt secures another award!

The Stihl Aerial Walkway at the National Arboretum Westonbirt was declared one of the winners at this years prestigious Civic Trust Awards. The project had previously received a number of industry awards and this fantastic win again demonstrates how well conceived and executed projects such as this can bring so much to the built environment. The […]

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 […]