Repair and Maintenance of Masonry Arch Bridges Masterclass

Starts: Friday, 25th August 2017 - 9.30am

Ends: Friday, 25th August 2017 - 4.30pm

Location: Charlestown Workshops, Fife KY11 3EN

About this event

This one day masterclass looks at all aspects of masonry arch bridge construction and the materials utilized to determine the most appropriate repair schemes. It is suitable for building professionals, contractors, engineers and others involved in heritage work.

Course Programme

  • How arches and vaults work
  • Stone arches - defects and remedies
  • Specifying mortars & replacement stone for masonry arch repairs
  • Analysing complex arching structures
  • Masonry arches supporting public roads - case studies from Sligo County Council
  • Masonry arch and parapet strengthening using Helibar
  • From Bridges to buildings - Appraisal of arch construction
  • The challenges of repairing Cumbrian bridges


Roz Artis - Scottish Lime Centre Trust

Dr Bill Harvey - Bill Harvey Associates

Gary Salter - Sligo County Council

Robert Thorniley-Walker - Consulting Engineer

              David Wiggins – Curtins

How to book

To book to place on this course, please click here, email [email protected] or call us on 01383 872722.



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