Aggregate Industries, through its joint venture with Bennett’s Barges, is delighted to officially welcome their fleet of eight new Tideway Class barges to the River Thames.


At an official welcome review of the barges held at Butler’s Wharf Pier in London on Tuesday 22 May 2018, guests were invited to board Pegasus, one of the new 1,500t barges, to experience them up close. 

They also heard from those involved in the project including Bennett’s Barges’ Managing Director, Chris Livett, and shipbuilders Baars BV, who spoke about the extensive benefit the barges bring to the River Thames and London, their involvement in the Thames Tideway Tunnel legacy project and the process of their construction. 

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