CP6 Footbridge Refurbishment Framework

Frankham Consultancy Group provided civil engineering design assurance services for the implementation of over 20 refurbishment and strengthening projects of footbridges in the Sussex and Kent regions over a 5-year period.

The footbridge strengthening projects involved optioneering, structural assessment reviews, development of practical strengthening solutions that align with the original structural design while aiding constructability within possessions, the design of new decking and handrails, and upgrading staircases to meet the requirements of the Equality Act.

Frankham undertook the following services on these schemes:

  • Structural and measured surveys
  • Survey specifications
  • Topographical surveys
  • Feasibility studies and optioneering
  • Structural assessment
  • Detailed design of repairs and strengthening
  • Temporary works design
  • CAT1 and CAT2 check
  • Design assurance: Form A/B/C/G
  • Engineering assurance: CRE competency for Permanent Design and Temporary Works.

Several schemes undertaken on this framework have been provided to highlight our experience.


BAM Nuttall

Infrastructure Engineering