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Strawberries and beams at Wimbledon first court

Strawberries and beams at Wimbledon first court
Not many events typify British summertime like Wimbledon. World-class tennis players, strawberries, cream and fans from all over the world make the venue their home for two weeks – but crucially, what about the weather? Thankfully, a spot of rain won’t be halting proceedings on No.1 Court this year, as Barnshaws Section Benders has supplied steel fabrications to support an all-new retractable stadium roof.
28th June 2018

Putting The Curve into Slough town centre

Putting The Curve into Slough town centre
  The ongoing regeneration of Slough town centre has stepped it up to the next level as Barnshaws Section Benders has provided curved steel to support The Curve, the new cultural and learning centre: a project delivered by Slough Urban Renewal on behalf of Slough Borough Council.
31st August 2017

Barnshaws serves an ace for Wimbledon Centre Court

Barnshaws serves an ace for Wimbledon Centre Court
It’s very British to adapt to the extremely unpredictable summer weather, but thanks partly to the work of Barnshaws Section Benders the crowd at Wimbledon Centre Court this month didn’t have too much to worry about. The stadium features a fully retractable 1,000 tonne roof, which allows tennis fans to enjoy the spectacle of world class sport in any summer weather condition.
18th July 2017


The effects of CE marking on modern construction

The effects of CE marking on modern construction
  Since its introduction in 2014, CE Marking for steel fabricated products has been the defining standard in assessing the quality, suitability and safety of steelwork. While the benefits of optimum steel products for structural applications may seem obvious, what has the overall effect on the construction industry been during this time period?
6th July 2017

Rolled steel helps to erect giant retail sign in Hungary

Rolled steel helps to erect giant retail sign in Hungary
  Erected using steel fabrication expertise from Barnshaws Polska, a new giant retail sign has gone up in Hungary. The expert metal bending and fabrication company used 40 tonnes of precision rolled steel cylinders and cones to construct a tapered column to support the huge triangular sign structure.
7th June 2017

Fleet efficiency solutions on show at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2017

Fleet efficiency solutions on show at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2017
Present at this year’s Commercial Vehicle show, Barnshaws Section Benders will be displaying a wide range of precision curved metal solutions designed specifically for the transport industry. All the products present on stand are designed to maximise service life and minimise operating costs for fleet transport managers. Barnshaws representatives will be available at Stand 3B75 for the duration of the event to discuss requirements.
26th April 2017

‘Liquid’ metal curves created for Corby heritage sculpture

‘Liquid’ metal curves created for Corby heritage sculpture
Celebrating the heritage of Corby, a new stainless steel sculpture has been fabricated and precision curved by metal bending company, Barnshaws Section Benders. The ‘Sundew Sculpture’ designed by renowned artist John Atkin, was opened on the 20th January 2017 outside Corby train station, with its geometric complexity paying homage to Corby’s steel industry and the town’s passion for music.
17th March 2017

Curved tubes support Polish ring road construction

Curved tubes support Polish ring road construction
To support the construction of a dual carriageway ring road around the historic city of Wielun, Barnshaws Polska has supplied seven precision curved 813x16 tubes. The company was contacted to lend their knowledge to the project, which aims to modernise the local area and increase access to one of Poland’s oldest cities.
13th February 2017

Bend it like Barnshaws, the art behind football stadiums

Bend it like Barnshaws, the art behind football stadiums
English premiership football matches are often seen as physical representations of the titanic, with sporting and financial battles in one of the most competitive leagues. Nowadays just as much time and money goes into the stadiums as it does the sport, with the intimidating amphitheatre of the Etihad Stadium, the geometric confluence of the Emirates, the raucous intimacy of Selhurst Park, and of course the traditional fortress that is Old Trafford.
25th January 2017

Structural steel tube supplied for S5 Expressway viaduct

Structural steel tube supplied for S5 Expressway viaduct
Bringing further support to Polish domestic infrastructure, Barnshaws Polska has supplied 17 precision curved steel tubes to enable the construction of a new viaduct on the S5 expressway. The viaduct will be located nearer Wroclaw, Poland’s fourth largest city, constituting part of the direct road connection between Wroclaw, Poznan and Gdansk that the S5 will provide.
10th January 2017

The candy canes won't bend themselves

The candy canes won't bend themselves
This Christmas Barnshaws Section Benders, well-known for bending metal, has received a call from the North Pole as the elves need them to bend some more festive material. After Rudolph broke into the candy department and ate all the stock, the elves realised they had no candy canes left for the big day. With Christmas only weeks away, and no time to bend the candy in-house, the elves contacted Barnshaws to bend 500 tonnes of straight candy canes before the deadline of the 25th December.
19th December 2016

Structural expertise extended to Aluminium Louvres

Structural expertise extended to Aluminium Louvres
Becoming a mainstay of modern architecture, aluminium louvres ensure that excessive sunlight does not adversely affect the interior environment of a structure. However, as architectural design has become more freeform, increased demand has been placed on louvres to seamlessly integrate with these new aesthetics. 
6th December 2016

You can’t have your beam and shrink it

You can’t have your beam and shrink it
Efficient and innovative solutions are required from the pressures of the construction industry, to meet construction deadlines and provide a modern, desirable finished structure. Reducing the overall weight of structures has been a large part of this continued innovation, with the structural beam an element that has been pushed to the forefront of this revolution.
4th November 2016

Raising the roof on M&S car park

Raising the roof on M&S car park
A redevelopment of Longbridge town centre, as part of the £70m project will see a new superstore for Marks & Spencer that is be one of the largest in the country and the adjoining car park has been constructed from steel with the roof and floor sections being curved by Barnshaws metal bending to ensure sufficient strength and controlled water run-off. The work was carried out for specialist steelwork contractor James Killelea.
5th October 2016

Modern curved steel benefits Francis Crick Institute

Modern curved steel benefits Francis Crick Institute
Carrying the moniker of the co-discoverer of DNA’s molecular structure proudly, the first scientists have moved into the Francis Crick Institute in London. The £650 million structure will be Europe’s largest biomedical laboratory under one roof and will study how illness develops with the aim of tackling health conditions such as cancer, heart disease and brain disorders.
12th September 2016

Modern curved steel benefits Francis Crick Institute

Modern curved steel benefits Francis Crick Institute
Carrying the moniker of the co-discoverer of DNA’s molecular structure proudly, the first scientists have moved into the Francis Crick Institute in London. The £650 million structure will be Europe’s largest biomedical laboratory under one roof and will study how illness develops with the aim of tackling health conditions such as cancer, heart disease and brain disorders.
12th September 2016

Olympic legacy secured with Derby Arena curved steel columns

Olympic legacy secured with Derby Arena curved steel columns
The Structural Design Awards 2015 recently recognised, the construction of Derby Arena has benefitted from precision curved steel columns, measuring up to 24m long, produced by Barnshaws Section Benders. Combining an Olympic standard 250m velodrome track, 12 badminton courts or three volley ball courts, the facility seats up to 5,000 spectators.
8th September 2016

Barnshaw's trip down memory lane with the Mary Rose

Barnshaw's trip down memory lane with the Mary Rose
Breaking new ground in diving and conservation techniques was the raising of the Mary Rose in 1982, and also was one of the most complex salvage operations ever conducted. It was an operation that older employees of Barnshaws Section Benders will also remember, as the businesses’ unrivalled steel fabrication expertise helped bring the wreck to the surface.
24th August 2016

Oval stadium’s ‘living wall’

Oval stadium’s ‘living wall’
  The Oval stadium, birthplace of the Ashes and the location of the first ever Test Match in England, will be further adding to its vibrant history this August as England take on Pakistan in the final test.
11th August 2016

Roller bearings on Britain’s first motorway advertising arch

Roller bearings on Britain’s first motorway advertising arch
Britain’s first purpose-built digital advertising arch in Salford, Manchester is using precision rolled steel tube from Barnshaws Section Benders. The Salford Arch was financed by UK outdoor advertising business JCDecaux.
5th August 2016


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