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Façade Panels for Whitechapel Station, London

Part of the huge Crossrail development, Whitechapel Station is being modernised and extended in a project that combines the apparently conflicting requirements of retaining the old façade of the station whilst giving passengers a modern, light and environmentally sustainable access to the Crossrail lines. Much of the new building has been constructed using bricks from […]

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Beams and Panels for Farringdon Station, London

When this major redevelopment opens, it will form a vital part of the massive Crossrail project, linking stations from Reading to the west to three of London’s five airports (Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton), the home counties, and the financial districts of the City of London and Canary Wharf. BAM Nuttall was awarded the £200 million […]

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Hard Landscaping, Harbour Central, Isle of Dogs, London

The high rise tower blocks that are now the main feature of The Isle of Dogs sparkle with glass, steel and granite, and those blocks contain some of the most prestigious addresses in the United Kingdom.  Canary Wharf is now arguably the financial centre of London, with some of the biggest names in banking and […]

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A Concrete Dream – Concrete Public Art

The use of concrete as a medium for sculpture has a long history. The artist Henry Moore, for example, made a total of 21 sculptures in concrete in the 1920s and 1930s. He commented that he was attracted to the material because it was cheap, but also because it was becoming increasingly important as a building material and he felt that it had a great future in public art.

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Lime Street station project, originally opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II, gets a new lease of life with Evans by Shay Murtagh bespoke concrete.

On Friday 9th March 2018, Liverpool lime street Station unveiled a rejuvenated gift to the public. This was the recreation of what has become known as “The Bullring” Mural with new concrete panels by Evans Precast Concrete. Originally designed by Stephen Broadbent in 1999, this structure marked the rehousing of families from St Andrews Garden […]