Tag Archives: Bridge

A new bridge rises from Rowhill

Yesterday we finished installing a 9m bridge on a new path at Rowhill Nature Reserve. With our construction experience, it was great to be able to manage this project and support the Rowhill Conservation Volunteers. Planning the project with Rushmoor Borough Council … Continue reading

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I’m sure the bridge bearers weren’t that long…

Last week I popped down to Rowhill to lend a hand to the volunteers taking delivery of their bridge kit, for a new pedestrian bridge. We’ve chosen the same design as our Tice’s Meadows bridges. They offer robust metal bearers … Continue reading

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Bridge protection at Tices Meadow

Last week the volunteers joined Bobbie and I to install faggots to protect the Eastern (6m) Bridge that we installed. The bundles of ash stems were fixed down with chestnut posts and tied in with wire. The faggots have already … Continue reading

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Tractoring at Tices Meadow

This week I’ve been on the tractor helping Stu out on his bridge construction project. It’s been entertaining seeing how many different jobs we can use the tractor for. I unloaded the bridge timber at Ash Lock then we drove down to … Continue reading

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Brookfields/Shawfield bridge closure

The bridge over the river between Aldershot and Ash will be shut from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th as it is being replaced.  Some of the surrounding footpaths may be temporarily shut for access. Please see the map for alternative routes. … Continue reading

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Bridge widening at Swan Lake

Today was my first full day working for Blackwater Valley as one of their new rangers. Jenny was unfortunate to be my buddy to help with the bridge widening at Swan Lake park. Ranger Stu B.

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Footbridge Foundations

Blackwater Valley rangers George and Ben have been installing a new footbridge. Essential infrastructure for a new waymarked footpath that will run through the woodland of Rushmoor Bottom, one of the areas we’re developing to provide natural greenspace for the … Continue reading

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