On ALL contracts below we were Principal Contractor.
Title: Beight Bridge - RTA Damage
Client: Stockport MBC
Scope:Repair works to this historic structure became necessary after vehicle
impact. Each stone had to be re-laid in the same position and was
numbered before removal. Repairs to each stone were carried-out
individually and 3 replacement stones were dressed on-site.
CROW TREES FARM
Title: Crow Trees Farm Bridge
Client: Bury MBC
Scope:Complete restoration of the bridge including repairs to the invert and
arch ring, scour protection, reconstruction of the parapets and
surfacing works. Temporary works included overpumping of flows
and temporary support to the arch ring.
Title: Swingbridge No.8 – Pocklington Canal
Client: British Waterways
Scope:The Pocklington Canal was being restored, swingbridge No.8 had
been fixed for many years and was badly corroded. Works included
removal of the existing bridge, reconstruction of ballast walls and
abutments, installation and balancing of the new bridge.
The site was within a SSSI and care was needed to preserve the
SCHOOL STREET FOOTBRIDGE
Title: School Street Footbridge
Client: Bury MBC
Scope:The existing footbridge was beyond economical repair and was too
narrow for cyclists. After removal of the existing bridge the
abutments were modified with corbelled ashlar masonry and new
bearing shelves before installation of the new cyclebridge. The
bridge approaches were widened and realigned to accommodate the
The site was within 200 metres of an SSSI and required special
measures to preserve the ecology.
WODEN STREET FOOTBRIDGE
Title: Woden Street Footbridge
Client: City of Salford
Scope:The steel bridge was suffering from corrosion of the deck support
members which were replaced before the whole structure was
repainted. Repairs were carried-out to the surface of the deck and
approach ramps before an anti-sip surface was applied.
The bridge spans the River Irwell and extensive temporary works
were necessary to provide access to the structure and prevent debris
from polluting the watercourse.
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