EWP PROJECT: Millennium Bridge and River Walk

Project Description: Viewing platforms and bridge
Client: York Millennium Bridge Trust Ltd
Architects: Robert Rumney Architects, Sevenoaks
Engineers: Whitby Bird & Partners, London
Main Contractor: C. Spencer Ltd, Barrow on Humber
Wood Working Contractors: Engineered Wood Products Ltd (seating, decking, handrails)
Timber Species: Cumaru Supplied by Ecotimber Ltd
Completion Date: 2001

EWP Involvement:

EWP made the bench seats from 40x90 strips of cumaru bolted together with stainless steel rods and spacers. 4 seats were curved using 4 laminations per strip. For the viewing platforms, special handrails with a full elliptical cross section were machined in house.