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SH Structures provides latest bridge for Leeds

Our site team were blessed with a perfect day to install the new David Oluwale Bridge in Leeds. The bridge was moved by SPMT’s from it’s nearby assembly area before being lifted into place with a 750te capacity mobile crane. The operation was carried out without any issues with the bridge being landed safely and […]

Latest Glasgow bridge takes shape

The new footbridge at Stockingfield Junction on the Forth & Clyde Canal is well underway despite the grim Scottish weather. The twin span cable stay bridge will create a much needed link for local communities and is another major investment for client Scottish Canals. Working for Principal Contractor Balfour Beatty, SH Structures have still some […]

Swansea COPR Bay footbridge opens to the public

Swansea is in the process of a major redevelopment called Copr Bay. The scheme includes a coastal park, a 3,500 capacity arena and other leisure and hospitality space. Linking the city centre with the new arena is the SH Structures supplied footbridge. The 49m span bridge was designed by ACME architects and engineers NEY & […]

Latest Bridge for Leeds City Centre nearing completion

Site assembly of a new footbridge has just started in Leeds City Centre. The 30m span structure will cross the River Aire linking the aptly named ‘Water Lane’ on the south to Sovereign Street on the North. The bridge will be named in honour of David Oluwale who tragically drowned in 1969 after being racially […]

Chisolm Trail: Abbey Chesterton Bridge Opens

Following a lengthy campaign to provide a new crossing over the River Cam, the Abbey Chesterton Bridge was finally opened to the public just before Christmas. Forming a critical link in the new Chisolm Trail the bridge was finally opened by Jim Chisolm who has campaigned for the bridge to be built since 1998. The […]

Projects make 2022 Civic Trust Awards Shortlist

The Moxon Architects Esperance Bridge and Matter Architects Murdoch’s Connection Bridge have both been assessed and have been named as 2022 Regional Finalists. All short listed projects will now be considered by the National Judging Team for a Civic Trust Award which recognises Universal Design excellence in the built environment.

Success at 2021 Structural Steel Design Awards

The 2021 Structural Steel Design Awards took place in London on 28th September and two of our projects enjoyed some success. The Murdoch’s Connection footbridge in Hull secured a Commendation and the Hams Way footbridge in Worcester secured one of only four full awards presented on the evening. Having been a virtual event in 2020 […]

Walnut Bridge installed in Guildford

Part of a wider regeneration project for Guildford Borough Council the new footbridge replaces an existing structure and will provide a key link in the connectivity of the town. Crossing the River Wey, the understated structure has been carefully detailed and features an attractive soffit which adds more architectural interest for those using the waterway […]

New landmark footbridge takes shape in Glasgow

Our site activities are progressing well on the new Stockingfield Bridge in Glasgow. The twin span cable stay bridge will provide much needed access for three local communities either side of this junction in the Forth and Clyde canal. This challenging project has seen our site team working very closely with Balfour Beatty who secured […]

SH Structures provide three new footbridges for East Leeds Orbital Route

The last of three weathering steel bridges has been successfully installed on the East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) scheme. The three structures designed by Knight Architects, known as the Redhall, Woodlane and Southern Quadrant footbridges form an integral part of this major infrastructure project which will create a major strategic growth area for the City […]