This month’s projects – December 2014

As our 60th year draws to a close, we can reflect that 2014 has been another successful year for Nusteel with lots of highlights in the shape of; successfully completed projects and the gradation of our two office Apprentices.  We would like to congratulate Chris Brown and Ben Smith who have both gained their HNC… Read more

This month’s projects – November 2014

Continuing our ongoing theme of 2014 producing a number of successful over rail bridges, our latest structure at Haxby in Yorkshire has been no exception.  The bridge consisted of a 38 metre central span with 2 No 20 metre approach spans. In a break from our recent run of installing bridges the end of November… Read more

This month’s projects – October 2014

This month we were delighted to welcome a new truck to our fleet of specialist vehicles.  The 80 tonne DAF tractor unit was quickly put to work with its first project being the moving of a refurbished passenger link back to its home at Dover Docks. The 46m main span passenger link shown was one… Read more

This month’s projects – September 2014

This month we installed the last of the three Anglia Footbridges for BAM Nuttall at Shaw Crescent in Brentwood (above).  This structure was a little different than usual as it comprised of three separate LM Spans, with an overall length of 63 metres, together with two staircases.  The bridge itself crosses two different railway lines… Read more

This month’s projects – August 2014

This month we installed a Twin Stringer Footbridge at Rugeley shown above.  We had previously installed another bridge in 2007 at Rugeley Power Station (seen in the background of this photo) and were contacted to provide a second bridge following the success of that project. A second Twin Stringer was also installed at Stourport as… Read more

This month’s projects – July 2014

This month we have again been busy installing gantries on the M25 including the super span shown above.  Due to the length of this gantry, at 64 metres, the structure was fabricated and transported to site in three pieces. These were then spliced together on site before finally being lifted in to place using a… Read more

This month’s projects – June 2014

This month we installed the last of the three ‘Package 5’ bridges. The bridge at Wye Station near Ashford, Kent now joins similar structures previously installed at North Bromley also in Kent and Kidbrooke in South London.  The 12.5 metre LM Span and 2 No twin stringer stairs were installed to replace a prefabricated concrete… Read more

This month’s projects – May 2014

Any fans who are thinking of going to the Rugby World cup next year may well find themselves using our latest bridge.  The double span Pratt Truss footbridge (shown above) was installed to replace an old concrete structure under the £5.2 million upgrade of Twickenham Station.  Although the station works, including widening of the platforms… Read more

This month’s projects – April 2014

This month we’ve been busy installing bridges in the East of England. First we were in Suffolk installing a 43 metre Bow Warren truss Cycle Bridge over the A14 in Bury St Edmunds. Although the project is known to us as Thingoe Hill, the finished structure (shown above) will be named Malthouse Bridge when it… Read more

Racer Boy!

Nusteel are pleased to announce we are sponsoring one of our Drawing Office Personnel, Chris Brown, as he races in the BARC Cannons Tin Tops Championship in Class T4. Chris has to compete in eight rounds (each round having two races) in order to accumulate points with the aim of winning the Championship at the… Read more

This month’s projects – March 2014

The month started with the installation of 2 No ‘Goal post’ type gantries at Fosse Shopping Park in Leicester.  This was swiftly followed by of the installation of a 13m fully clad LM span and 2 No staircases at Kidbrooke Station in South London.  In Warwickshire we delivered and installed Lock Lane Footbridge (above).  As… Read more

This month’s projects – February 2014

February was all about Trial Erections at Nusteel.  Rail bridges undergo a full trial erection at our works prior to their final finishing and installation on site.  Pictured are two of the rail bridges we have been fabricating for Geoffrey Osborne Rail.  Above is Kidbrooke Station, South London and below a similar structure for Wye… Read more