There are some basic principles to be used when detailing fences on the approaches to our beautiful bridges.
Firstly, do not delegate the fencing to a Contractor. If you do not take control you will rue the final result.
Secondly, consider the best way to use a material so it sheds rain. Wood getting wet is not a problem it quickly dries. Wood in constant contact with water will degrade even if it doesn’t rot.
Thirdly don’t skimp on the thickness of the materials you use for posts. It will be necessary to join rails on the posts and this needs space.
Finally, al... Read More
Attractive new bridge in Rippon
The bridge at the centre of Woodbridge, Rippon is well loved and heavily used by the local residents.
As it came to the end of its life a replacement with a similar appearance was required.
North Yorkshire County Council selected Hinko Construction for this sensitive project.
The multi span bridge was delivered largely complete in spans. It was installed onto scaffolds and the support columns were fitted.
There is general satisfaction with the completed result. Even the approaches were approved... Read More
What is a feasibility Study?
We come into contact with people from all walks of life. Many are very successful in their field. They find themselves involved in planning, raising funds for or providing a bridge for perhaps the first (and only) time in their careers. Unsurprisingly they need information but don’t always know what information they require.
They take the approach most experienced people take. They make an enquiry at number of suppliers and ask for information and prices. The suppliers ask for certain basic information and when the potential client supplies it the suppliers provide the prices and... Read More