Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Made:
1997-2001

Replica section of arch as used in Gateshead Millennium Footbridge (1997-2001) designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects of Bolton and engineers Gifford and Partners. Made by Harbour & General, who started work in May 1999. Opened to the public on 17 September 2001, it was the first opening bridge to be built across the River Tyne for more than 100 years. The £22 million bridge provides a footpath and cycle-way. Watson Steel, Bolton (fabricators)

Details

Category:
Civil Engineering
Object Number:
2001-670
type:
bridges
credit:
Wilkinson Eyre Architects