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The new cage for the Monument

The new cage for the Monument

One of our favourite parts of recording the major restoration to the Monument was the installation of the new viewing platform cage on 11 October 2008. This video shows a… Read more »

Restoration of Victorian fountain completed

Restoration of Victorian fountain completed

The restoration of the St. Lawrence Jewry Fountain, which now stands at the East end of  Carter Lane near St Paul’s Cathedral, was completed in August 2010. The Victorian fountain… Read more »

Restoration of Southwark Bridge completed

Restoration of Southwark Bridge completed

After three years of grit-blasting, scaffolding and polyethylene wraps, Southwark Bridge has been returned to its original bright colours of green and yellow. More than 1,000 tonnes of expandable abrasive… Read more »

Restoring the North Arch on Tower Bridge

Restoring the North Arch on Tower Bridge

Harris Digital Productions captures the restoration work taking place on Tower Bridge during the night time road closures last year. This short video shows contractors working on the arch under… Read more »

Restoration of Tower Bridge completed

Restoration of Tower Bridge completed

AFTER three years of grit-blasting, paint analysis, abseiling engineers, scaffolding, cradles and polyethylene wraps, the most famous bridge in the world has been restored to all its majestic glory –… Read more »

Blackfriars Bridge in 1896

Blackfriars Bridge in 1896

Journey back over a century to July 1896, though, and this tantalising half-minute of footage reveals our Victorian counterparts making their way to work across the Thames by tram, horse-drawn… Read more »

Work starts on Tower Bridge Walkways

Work starts on Tower Bridge Walkways

On Monday 28 June, the final stage of the Tower Bridge re-painting work will begin. The new paintwork, which has a life expectancy of 25 years, is essential to protect… Read more »

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