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 …

Crossrail Whitechapel Progress

The other day - whilst passing through London in the daylight - I continued on my District Line tube train and stopped off in Whitechapel to see if I could see anything of the construction work going on in the area for the new Whitechapel Crossrail Station which will ultimately link the underground, overground and Crossrail in …