Tag : River Thames

Blog Northern outfall sewer 1902-06
Feb 21st, 2016 | | Exterior | Industrial buildings | Portfolio | No Comments

Channelsea Bridge

The Original Northern Outfall Sewer under construction The Channelsea River is a tidal river in London, one of the Bow Back Rivers that flow into the Bow Creek part of the River Lea, which in turn flows into the...

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...

Festival Hall - not CC - replace
Oct 20th, 2010 | | Institutions | Recent projects | No Comments

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London

Far from being a brilliant white, paint analysis established that the surfaces in the foyer were painted in a very sophisticated manner in 1951. A deep red, a pale dull green and a dark brown were originally...

Mar 20th, 2009 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | No Comments

A View from the Bridge

Tower Bridge is one of the most famous bridges in the world and one of London's most recognisable landmarks. As part of the recent £4million programme to revitalise the bridge Papers and Paints were asked to...