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Lord Henley's Bridge © http://www.waymarking.com
Feb 19th, 2013 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | 11 Comments

Lord Henley’s Bridge

Lord Henley's Bridge © http://www.waymarking.com Bridge 69, known as Pulpit or Armchair bridge, is on the Hanslope-Northampton-Rugby Loop Line and was built by the London & North Western Railway in 1877. Its site...

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Victoria Bridge, Bath 1849
Feb 10th, 2013 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | No Comments

Victoria Bridge, Bath

The Victoria Bridge in 1849 The Victoria Bridge in Bath was designed and constructed in 1836 by local brewer James Dredge to link the Upper Bristol Road and Lower Bristol Road. He wanted to be able to carry beer...

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Holborn Viaduct - Presentation Watercolour
Feb 1st, 2012 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | 1 Comment

Holborn Viaduct

Holborn Viaduct © Jen Westcott Holborn Viaduct (Farringdon Street Bidge) is a bridge in London and the name of the street which crosses it (which forms part of the A40 road). It links Holborn, via Holborn Circus,...

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Southwark Bridge
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Bridges | No Comments

Southwark Bridge

Southwark Bridge is an arch bridge for traffic linking Southwark and the City across the River Thames. It was built in 1921. As part of the recent repainting exercise I was asked to carry out paint...

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Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Bridges | 2 Comments

Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall

View of the 'Tube' from the Devon side looking towards Cornwall The Royal Albert Bridge is a railway bridge that connects Devon and Cornwall.  I was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis in order to see how...

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Hammersmith Bridge
Nov 25th, 2010 | | Bridges | 3 Comments

Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge was built in 1887 to the designs of Sir Joseph Bazalgette. It crosses the River Thames in west London and connects Hammersmith with Barnes (to the south). I worked with Catherine Hassall on...

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Patrick on Tower Bridge - John Harris
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Bridges | Recent projects | 2 Comments

Tower Bridge, London

In the second half of the 19th century, increased commercial development in the East End of London led to a requirement for a new river crossing downstream of London Bridge. A traditional fixed bridge could not be...

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RAB paint slice
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Bridges | Exterior | Portfolio | Recent projects | No Comments

Royal Albert Bridge, Cornwall

A previous existence as a miltary parachutist helped me on this project.  The 185ft bridge had to be scaled at night, when the trains had stopped running, in order for paint samples to be taken. See the BBC clip...

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Apr 27th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | 4 Comments

A Brunel Bridge – part two

An early view of Saltash Station, with the Bridge behind. Acknowledgement: Stephen Rowson In October 2009 I posted a blog on my sampling of the paint on the Royal Albert Bridge. I had been employed by Network...

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Oct 18th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

A Brunel Bridge – part one

Introduction Not since my days as a military parachutist have I experienced such a “buzz” as when I walked over the top of the Royal Albert Bridge recently. To the endless variety of projects and the thrill...

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