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Salisbury Footbridge (Rail Project)

The Downwell rail team have just completed another rail bridge demolition project near Salisbury for Osborne. We were appointed by Osborne to demolish the redundant and dilapidated former footbridge which crossed the London and South Western Railway Line. Scope of Works The project took months of planning on the...

Date: 04/05/2018

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Broad St Underbridge, Bramley (Rail Possession)

We were appointed by Osborne to demolish a Victorian style arched rail bridge which was located within a training facility in Bramley, Hampshire. Due to restrictions on line closures the project had to be completed over the Christmas shutdown period. Scope of Works A team of 6 operatives attended site...

Date: 17/02/2017

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Long John Hill, Norwich

We were appointed by Volker Fitzpatrick to demolish a rail bridge spanning Long John Hill in Norwich. The road beneath the bridge had been closed for some time due to the bridge becoming unstable. To enable the trains to continue running above the arch of the bridge have to be...

Date: 08/09/2016

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Stratton St Bridge, Biggleswade

Downwell have just completed a 12 possession demolition of the Stratton St Bridge in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. The project comprised of the removal of all of the road surfaces, the parapets, breaking free the concrete panels before finally lifting out the concrete panels that made up the deck. Scope of Works Small enabling...

Date: 23/03/2016

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