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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 […]

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 […]