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Grit blasting Southwark Bridge

Industrial painting contractors have now started grit blasting Span 4. Polythene wraps have been applied to the scaffolding, which prevents particles of paint or dust escaping into the natural environment. More than 1,000 tonnes of expandable abrasive will be used to blast Southwark Bridge back to its metal framework before repainting. Images by Harris Digital Productions Grit blasting under Southwark... 

All white under Southwark Bridge

This video clip from the 8th April 2010 shows industrial painting contractors applying the Finish Coat ‘Southwark White’ to the underside of Span 2. 13,000 litres of paint will be used to restore Southwark Bridge to its original colours of green and yellow.  Read More →

What’s going on under Southwark Bridge

Industrial painting contractors apply the Finish Coat ‘Southwark White’ to the underside of Span 2. Southwark White being applied to the underside of Span 2 Industrial painting contractor apply the 'Southwark White' The Finish Coat 'Southwark White' being applied to the underside of Span 2 The polythene wraps on Span 2  Read More →

Southwark Bridge

Southwark Bridge is an arch bridge for traffic linking Southwark and the City across the River Thames in London. It was designed by Ernest George and Basil Mott. It was built by Sir William Arrol & Co. and opened in 1921. The bridge is owned and maintained by the City Bridge Trust, a charitable trust overseen by the City of London. The south end of the bridge is near the Tate Modern, the Clink...