St Astier Blog

The St Astier Blog – all the latest news on our specialist repair schemes and related activities brought to you with a hefty dose of insight into the inner workings of our humble company.

You're currently viewing 'All' posts

Next Page

Lindisfarne - Rebuilding the Castle Walls

Lindisfarne - Rebuilding the Castle Walls

It has been 12 months since the conservation works began at Lindisfarne Castle. This blog is the first in a series of retrospectives exploring the past year.

Lindisfarne - Rebuilding the Castle Walls

Removal of Brampton Lay-By

Removal of Brampton Lay-By

Works were undertaken to remove a lay-by and replace it with a grassed hard stand area near Brampton.

Removal of Brampton Lay-By

Works Take Off at Winston Bridge

Works Take Off at Winston Bridge

St Astier begin repairs on the Grade II listed stone bridge that was once featured in a daring stunt for TV.

Works Take Off at Winston Bridge

St Astier's New Apprentice

St Astier's New Apprentice

As part of our on-going relationship with Carillion, St Astier brought on a young new Apprentice by the name of Sean.

St Astier's New Apprentice

New Additions to the St Astier Team

New Additions to the St Astier Team

In the spring of 2017, St Astier decided to bring in several new employees. They have since developed their skills to become invaluable members of the St Astier workforce.

New Additions to the St Astier Team

Bridge Strengthening on an A69 Trunk Road

Bridge Strengthening on an A69 Trunk Road

As part of ongoing maintainance on the A69 trunk road, St Astier had to complete strengthening works to a wall on Haltwhistle Viaduct.

Bridge Strengthening on an A69 Trunk Road

Pressure Cleaning Winlaton War Memorial

Pressure Cleaning Winlaton War Memorial

Due to the close proximity of several large trees, the Grade II listed memorial had taken on a green colour due to algae.

Pressure Cleaning Winlaton War Memorial

DOFF Cleaning at Fulwell Windmill

DOFF Cleaning at Fulwell Windmill

Works have started cleaning algae and weathered lime wash from the external faces of the windmill with our DOFF machine utilising the Water Retrieval System.

DOFF Cleaning at Fulwell Windmill

Anchors Aweigh in Gateshead!

Anchors Aweigh in Gateshead!

Following the partial collapse of a 5m high retaining wall onto the footpath of a nearby residential estate, urgent action was required.

Anchors Aweigh in Gateshead!