Hugh Smith plate forming – Specialist Fabricator, USA

5000t vertical plate bending Hugh Smith, a division of Qualter, Hall & Co Ltd, supplied a vertical plate bending machine, capable of exerting 5000 tonnes of force.  This machine, part of a range of plate bending machines, was designed and manufactured in our workshop facility in Barnsley, utilising in-house design experience as well as subcontract […]

Shoreham Harbour Swing Foot Bridge

Geoffrey Osborne Ltd/Wessex County Council The aim of the project was to replace the existing footbridge over the River Adur which is about 90 years old. The bridge links Shoreham beach to Shoreham by Sea town centre. The new bridge is a combined pedestrian and cycle bridge, which was constructed to the east of the […]

Seán O’Casey Bridge

John Mowlem Construction Ltd / Dublin Dockland Development Authority Appointed by main civil contractor John Mowlem Construction Ltd, Qualter Hall’s scope of work included the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a new double leaf pedestrian swing bridge over the River Liffey near Custom House Quay in Dublin. Two bridge leafs each measuring 44m nose […]

Scale Lane Bridge on River Hull

Hull City Council The public artwork on the bridge provides a sonic landscape in which to enjoy the riverscape.  When the bridge opening is activated a new sequence of rhythmic bells is triggered which increases in urgency and combines with a pulsing light.  This has a practical purpose in alerting pedestrians to the imminent opening […]

Hugh Smith Project, Major Shipyard, China

2700t x 18m Shipyard Roll-Press Hugh Smith, a division of Qualter Hall & Co. Ltd. supplied another Shipyard Roll-Press machine capable of exerting 2700 Tonnes of force over a plate length of 18 Metres for a major shipyard in China. Adding to many supplied to shipyards worldwide. The machine and integrated plate handling system was […]

INS Innovation

SPRS Nuclear Charge Machines for Sellafield Seaham Harbour is a busy commercial port located on the North East Coast of the UK. The previous gates and operating system were considered beyond their commercial life by the port owner, so Qualter Hall were commissioned to design, manufacture, supply and install a side hinged, hydraulically operated water […]

Lumsden & Carroll Construction – Durham City Council

Seaham Harbour Water Control Gate Seaham Harbour is a busy commercial port located on the North East Coast of the UK. The previous gates and operating system were considered beyond their commercial life by the port owner, so Qualter Hall were commissioned to design, manufacture, supply and install a side hinged, hydraulically operated water control […]

Environment Agency & Volker Stevin

Ipswich Tidal Gate The Ipswich Tidal Gate is located on the new cut of the River Orwell, on Ipswich waterfront. Qualter Hall were responsible for the MEICA design including the mechanical, electrical and hydraulic equipment. For the hydraulic equipment scope, Qualter Hall designed and supplied the main HPU with two diesel engines & pumps, each […]

Annabel’s

Steel and Glass Retractable Roof As part of a major makeover of the famous Mayfair private club, Annabel’s, Qualter Hall, in conjunction with Waagner Biro, secured the contract for a fully glazed retractable roof at the club’s new 46 Berkeley Square location. The moving roof provides cover for a glamorous, all weather Courtyard terrace. The […]

Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority

Slipway Carriages and Winching System – Kilkeel Harbour Phase I comprised the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the centre slipway carriage and winching system at Kilkeel Harbour in Northern Ireland.  Phase II involved the design, supply, installation and commissioning of the two outer carriages. During Phase I the centre carriage and winching system replaced […]

Environment Agency – Hull Tidal Surge Barrier

The Hull Tidal Surge Barrier is a vital flood defence, protecting thousands of properties in Hull and the surrounding area from seasonal flood events. Qualter Hall were awarded the initial design order by the Environment Agency in April 2008, to develop an integrated design solution and target price for the total replacement of the Barrier […]

Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR)

Bascule Bridge, Sector Gates, Mitre Gates & Stop Logs Dover Western Dock Revival (DWDR) was a £100+ million regeneration development by the Port of Dover, which sees the dynamic transformation of the waterfront, designed to attract a host of shops, bars and restaurants with Dover’s unique backdrop of harbour, cliffs and castle, as well as […]