In September/October BPBK employees went on a training trip to England and Scotland, the trip being entitled “Modern space design in the context of engineering structures and transport systems as well as choice of foundations as illustrated by Western European solutions”. During our trip we had a chance to sightsee such cities as London, Cambridge, Kingston upon Hull, York, Newcastle, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Edinburgh, Dundee, Stirling Castle, Falkirk, Glasgow, Ironbridge, Birmingham, Bristol, Bath and Brighton.
Out of very interesting engineering structures we could see, amongst other things, Chelsea Bridge, Millennium Bridge, Floating Bridge, Royal Victoria Dock Bridge, Thames Barrier, Mathematical Bridge, Bridge of Sights, Humber Bridge, Myton Bridge, Steel Drawbridge, Gateshead Millennium Bridge, Tyne Bridge, High Level Bridge, Royal Tweed Bridge, Royal Border Railway Bridge, the breathtaking railway bridge Forth Bridge and Forth Road Bridge, Tay Road Bridge and Tay Rail Bridge and Iron Bridge.
The trip also abounded in interesting architecture examples, including: Dockland development, the town hall in London, Thames Barrier Park, Lloyd’s of London, Mile End Park and University Campus Westfield Student Village, Millennium Dome, King’s College with the famous University Chapel, St. Giles Cathedral, The Sage Gateshead in Newcastle, Antony Gormley’s famous sculpture Angel of the North, Riverside Museum, Pacific Quay, Roman Baths in Bath and many other.