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Grand Western Canal Swing Bridge Gate

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Civil Engineering

When carrying out re-shaping works on the Grand Western Canal in January 2014, we uncovered a 200 year old swing bridge gate and a full investigation was undertaken by the local volunteer archaeology society.

The gate had been buried under the silt in the canal for decades.

SWH take to the pitch for charity

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in In Our Community

SWH take to the pitch for charity

SWH’s Richard Trump, Works Manager, was recently tasked with putting together ten of SWH’s finest football players in support of Prostate Cancer UK.

A few of the team members hadn’t played football for quite some time, so it was all about dusting off old football boots, proving you’re never too old (or unfit!) to grace the turf and getting stuck in for a fantastic cause.

Once the players were chosen they set out to take part in a 6- A- Side Football Tournament at St James Park, Home of Exeter City on Sunday 27th April. The team, named South West Highways Ltd, were...