Engineering A Nation's Memories
If it moved over the stadium, we flew it. If it emerged from under the stage, we lifted it.
Our cablenet system, automation and stage lifts, including the huge cauldron lift ‘Frank’, helped create the magic that kicked off London 2012.
The biggest scene change in history saw our giant waterwheel survive the Industrial Revolution while our beam engines pumped and our cablenet pulled chimneys from the ground, flew 32 Mary Poppinses, reconfigured the forged Olympic rings and made a bicycling dove soar.
Then came the cauldron.