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15 June 2015
Court Elects New Wardens

New Wardens of Rochester Bridge were elected at a Special Meeting of the Wardens and Assistants held at the Bridge Chamber on 1 June 2015. Alan Jarrett stepped up from Junior Warden to Senior Warden, and Russell Cooper was chosen as the new Junior Warden, both having been elected for two-year terms ending in May 2017. . . . More


New Senior and Junior Wardens

26 May 2015
Discover the Engineering in Everything

Engineering – it’s in everything, and now you can find out how at a free event for all ages. Rochester Bridge Trust and the University of Greenwich have teamed up to celebrate National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June, in the Pembroke Wardroom of the university’s Medway Campus. . . . More


Langdon the Lion at Bridge Building Event

18 May 2015
FM Conway to Maintain Rochester Bridge

A five-year contract to maintain the bridges over the Medway at Rochester has been awarded to FM Conway, a leading Kent infrastructure services company, which has its headquarters in Dartford . . . More


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Bridge Wardens’ Lectures 2015

The Wildlife of the North Kent Marshes

Alan Jarrett, Senior Warden, Rochester Bridge Trust

Tuesday 20th October 2015

As well as serving as the Senior Warden of the Trust, Alan Jarrett has been wildfowling for over 40 years, mostly in Kent but variously around other English and Scottish estuaries and firths and latterly abroad. He is a well-known sports writer. His first book, Wildfowling – One Winter’s Tale, was published in 1988 with Shooting At Clays published in 1991. To date he has published over 600 articles on all facets of country sports, conservation and other subjects. Alan is the current Chairman of both the British Association for Shooting and Conservation and the Kent Wildfowling and Conservation Association.

Lectures will be held in the medieval Bridge Chapel, 5 Esplanade, Rochester, ME1 1QE. Refreshments available from 6:30 p.m. Lectures begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are free but MUST be booked in advance from Sue Reilly by email or by telephone on 01892 513033.


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