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Right turn closure off Rochester’s New Bridge

Motorists are advised there is to be a temporary closure of the right turn from the New Bridge onto Rochester Esplanade. The traffic management will begin with a series of overnight closures from Wednesday, 21st August until Sunday, 25th August, from 9pm until 5am. The turn will then be closed day and night, from Tuesday, […]

Adventure golf course tees off with launch event

What do a World Champion, a bridge and a Cathedral have in common? An evening celebrating the official opening of a very special adventure golf course, obviously! On Tuesday, 30th July, the Rochester Bridge Trust and Rochester Cathedral welcomed more than 100 guests to celebrate the launch of the Bridges Adventure Golf. Provided by the […]

Refurbishing the Service Bridge

As refurbishment work progresses on the New Bridge, the focus of activities has also turned to the Service Bridge. A 2015 Principal Inspection of the bridge – which means the engineers were within touching distance of the whole structure to log any maintenance issues – revealed some definite areas of work that could be carried […]

Introducing the Service Bridge

Did you know the Rochester Bridge Trust owns and maintains three bridges between Rochester and Strood? The Old Bridge and the New Bridge are the two crossings everyone recognises, and running in between them is a much smaller but independent structure: the Service Bridge. You could be forgiven for having missed it because this crossing […]

Bridge Clerk shortlisted for national charity awards

The Chief Executive of the Rochester Bridge Trust has been shortlisted in the Charity Times Awards. Now in their 20th year, the awards are a celebration of best practice in the UK charity and not-for-profit sector. One of five finalists in the Charity Principal of the Year category, Sue Threader said: “It is the third […]

Overnight road closures in Strood

Motorists are advised that closures of Strood High Street for Medway Council’s works will lead to an effective closure of Rochester’s bridges overnight this weekend. Medway Council’s contractor will be closing Strood High Street between Commercial Road/Station Road and Canal Road overnight on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 26-28th July, between the hours of 8pm and […]

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