Towering above the Forth

At 210 metres, Centre Tower is the tallest of the three Queensferry Crossing towers (although the North and South towers each reach an impressive 202 metres), making the Queensferry Crossing the tallest bridge in the UK.

But reaching these lofty heights took a cycle of concrete pours creating 4 metre high hollow concrete tower segments and then “jumping” the formwork up to mould the next pour on top. And so on…

Click on the video below to hear Kevin Brunton explain how 25,000m3 of reinforced concrete was transformed into the slender towers of the Queensferry Crossing.

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