Airbus A380 Wing Creep Forming Facility - Spencer Group

Airbus A380 Wing Creep Forming Facility

This facility creep formed the wings for the Airbus A380 at the British Aerospace Works in Broughton near Chester. Spencer and its design team provided integrated system solution with structural, mechanical and EC&I Design and Build Services to Deliver:


  • •  Off-site fabrication and on-site installation of mobile gantries to handle tooling assemblies for wing skins
  • •  50 ton transfer gantry systems for indexing the tooling through
  • •  M&E and Hydraulic works associated with the provision of 8no, 45t structural forming tools and associated handling systems
  • •  160m of high level access walkways


The Creep forming delivery team were awarded the Material and Mining Gold Medal for their achievement in delivering the largest creep forming facility in the world.