The specialist contractor for the project was Deborah Services Ltd, Industrial Services Division, which has its head office in Wakefield.
Following hand preparation of the 30-metre pipebridge to remove the residue of previous paint coatings (conducted to ST2 standard using scrapers, wire brushes and emery cloth), the water pipe was then protected with Denso Steelcoat 100 and 400 Tape Wrap systems. The Denso Steelcoat 400 consisted of: Hi-Tack Primer, Denso Profiling Mastic, Hi-Tack Tape, Ultraseal Tape, followed by a final two coats of acrylic topcoat.
The steelwork on the main structure of the water bridge was protected using the Denso Steelcoat 700 system. This consists of Denso ST Epoxy followed by a top coat of Denso Weathershield.