Westfield Shopping Centre

Installation of new fan units

What is now Europe's largest shopping center in the heart of London's Olympic site employed Helirig's services to install new fan units.

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Brighton Dome

Helicopter Lift For 2 Dry Air Coolers

Grade 1 listed Brighton Dome Corn Exchange employed Helirig's services to lift 2 dry air coolers.

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700MHz Clearance

Transmission Equipment Replacement By Helicopter Lift

Over 3-years Helirig deployed helicopters of varying lift capacity to replace transmission equipment on TV transmitter masts across the UK.

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Berkeley Power Line

Removing old and installing new power lines in Gloucestershire

A groundbreaking project - the first time a heavy-lift helicopter has been used to erect new power line towers in the UK

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Transportation of Fish Cages

Transportation of fish cages – Loch Garasdale, Scotland

Helirig helped client Mainstream Scotland transport PVC fish cages from an assembly yard on the coast to a fish farm in Loch Garasdale.

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Halo 4 Launch Event

Halo 4 launch event for Xbox 360 in central London

XBOX 360 celebrated the release of Halo 4 with a ground-breaking aerial stunt over the glittering London skyline. Helirig were asked to carry the iconic Glyph symbol along the River Thames and to manage all aerial activities and permissions.

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The Dark Knight Rises

Aerial Stunts for the opening plane scene in The Dark Knight Rises

Helirig assisted world-famous director Chris Nolan complete the stunning opening plane hijack action sequence to the Dark Knight Rises.

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The Digital Switchover Programme

Replacing top-mounted equipment on masts

The UK recently switched from analogue to digital TV transmission. The digital switchover programme was complex and Helirig were invited to provide lifting services to help keep the DSO programme on track.

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HMRC Birmingham Hub

18 Tonne Back-Up Generator System Lifted By Helicopter Onto Roof

A helicopter lift in the heart of Birmingham, lifting a generator to the roof of the new West Midlands Government Hub

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Emley Moor Tower


Following the erection by helicopter lift of a temporary 300m guyed mast in 2018, Helirig returned to Emley Moor in 2019 to start work on the existing concrete tower. In June 2021 we made another visit with a Kamov Ka32 for the next phase of work, helicopter lifting of GRP cylinders & TV antennas.

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Bilsdale Heli Lifts

4 Helicopters used to replace TV mast at Bilsdale after devastating fire

TV and radio services were restored with an 80m temporary guyed mast lifted into place by helicopter.

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The Gherkin, 30 St Mary Axe

Telescopic Boom Installed By Heli Lift On Level 36 At The Gherkin, London

New telescopic boom required for a BMU lifted by helicopter to level 36 at the Gherkin where space was limited for a crane solution.

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