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The Third Lane

When the New Bridge was officially opened on 15th April 1970 – by Princess Margaret – it was built to have three lanes, the roadway we use today has two and a bit. This is because of the results of a 1990s assessment by the then Bridge Engineer, which used the safety standards of the time […]

Duo re-elected to continue centuries-old tradition

A centuries-old tradition has continued at the Rochester Bridge Trust with the re-election of two Wardens. Russell Cooper and Phil Filmer are to continue in the roles of Senior Warden and Junior Warden, to lead the Trust through the Rochester Bridges Refurbishment Project. A chartered surveyor and a civil engineer respectively, the pair were initially […]

Adventure Golf at Rochester Cathedral

Kent’s most unusual adventure golf course will be at Rochester Cathedral this summer. Created in partnership with the Rochester Bridge Trust, the Medieval Nave will be filled with a bridge-themed adventure golf course. The course has been designed to encourage young people to learn more about the engineering behind bridges. The Revd. Rachel Phillips, Canon […]

Lane restrictions on Rochester’s New Bridge

Motorists are advised there will be temporary single lane closures on the New Bridge at Rochester overnight for four nights from Monday, 17th June. The works are part of the Rochester Bridges Refurbishment Project, and are to enable the removal of the final sections of a redundant sewer pipe. This will be carried out by […]

Lane restrictions on Rochester’s New Bridge

Motorists are advised there will be a temporary single lane closure on the New Bridge at Rochester overnight on Monday, 3rd June. The works are part of the Rochester Bridges Refurbishment Project, and are to enable the extension of the upstream protection barrier at the Strood end of the crossing. This will be carried out […]

Digging up Rochester Esplanade – an introduction

Located next to a medieval Bridge Chapel and a Norman Castle, it’s easy to forget that Rochester Esplanade near the end of Rochester Bridge is a relatively new construction. The area of Esplanade between the bridges and just beyond the entrance to Rochester Castle is owned by the Rochester Bridge Trust. The medieval crossing was […]

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