Bridge Collapse at the Big Bang Fair

Yesterday I was at University of Essex in Colchester supporting the local Big Bang fair representing the Institution of Civil Engineers.  The event was more careers fair than the big STEM event of last year but over four sessions I still got to speak to many many yr 9 and 10 students many of who …

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Southend Bridge Replacement

Last weekend saw the 130 year old bridge that carries the railway over Southend High Street replaced with a new one in the space of barely two days.  This was an impressive engineering feat and a very real example to many people in Southend just what professional civil engineers and engineering companies can achieve.  I missed the …