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Access Installations at the NEC

We are delighted to be able to showcase one of our ‘Access Installations’ at the NEC this year, showing exhibition visitors one example of how our pontoon hire service supports the construction industry.  Our 1000m² public access walkway dissects Pendigo Lake in front of the main entrance, directing pedestrians away from the Resorts World Birmingham […]

Achilles Verified

We are pleased to announce that we are now registered with the Achilles UVDB community.

With over 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales, The Canal & River Trust are responsible for an enormous network of bridges, embankments, towpaths and aqueducts all of which require maintenance. If you are a contractor working for the trust […]

Staff Training at Sutton Bingham Reservoir

Pontoonworks is committed to achieving excellence in all that it does, and that includes our highly skilled teams. After a week of intensive training the new crew were ready to pass the strict site induction processes required by some of our regulated clients; all part of our involvement in the “Zero Harm” initiative.

Working with Hochtief on Poole Bridge Project

We are very proud to be part of the Poole Second Opening Bridge Project – currently under construction by Hochtief. Since August last year we have provided their engineers with access for personnel, plant and equipment.

£500k MoD Contract

Pontoonworks has secured a £500K MoD contract to provide security protection and access. This was an in-depth project for our design team and detailed stress analysis was required to validate our recommendations.

Peter Stringfellow Comments!

We floated over 300 “A” list celebrities, the Bolshoi Ballet and the Royal Philharmonic for a private function in London. Not only were we proud of this achievement but the event was top gossip on Peter Stringfellows Blog.

“……he had a whole ballroom built over his private lake. Now get this, apparently it took a week […]

Showcasing SAAB at Celtic Manor’s Welsh Open

It’s always nice to be recommended and even better to do something a bit different. As a sponsor at this year’s Welsh Open, SAAB were able to show off two of their latest models on the lakes at Celtic Manor at the weekend.

Pontoonworks Supporting Somerset County Council

Pontoonworks is providing a solution to support the victims of the Somerset flooding in Muchelney. Click here for the BBC video report from the pontoon…  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25961397

Triathlon swim platforms

Summer 2011 has been a busy one for the Pontoonworks team who installed numerous floating platforms and temporary bridges for both public and private events around the country. Among these were the entry and exit swim platforms for three of the UK’s largest and most prestigious triathlons held in London.

Crinan Harbour

Located on the Argyll coast of Scotland near the western end of the Crinan Canal much of the village’s activity focuses around the canal basin. Visitors can enjoy sailing or walking the network of trails, towpath and shoreline. In July 2011 Pontoonworks supplied 25m² of pontoon to Crinan Boatyard to extend their existing mooring pontoons.