Rochester Bridge Trust News Archive 2009

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The Rochester Bridge Trust Opens for Heritage Open Days

The Rochester Bridge Trust will be participating in this year’s Heritage Open Days from Thursday, 10th September - Sunday, 13th September inclusive. The charity’s offices, known as the Bridge Chamber,… read more →

Medway Tunnel Transfer Notice

The Wardens and Assistants of Rochester Bridge in the County of Kent “The Rochester Bridge Trust” Registered Charity No. 207100 Charities Act 1993 & Medway Tunnel Act 1990 The Rochester… read more →

Public Opinion Sought on Medway Tunnel Transfer

Local charity The Rochester Bridge Trust is consulting on the proposed transfer of the Medway Tunnel to Medway Council, under the Medway Tunnel Act 1990. Senior Bridge Warden Dr. Anne… read more →

Bridge Clerk Issues Update on Medway Tunnel

“Recent stories in the local press are yet more scaremongering," says the Bridge Clerk, Mrs. Sue Threader. "As The Rochester Bridge Trust is a charity and as it is the… read more →

Riverbed Survey Shows Medieval Bridge

The Rochester Bridge Trust has just received the report of a riverbed survey carried out last autumn in the Medway around Rochester Bridge. The survey was conducted by the Hydrographic… read more →

Local Charity Give £10,000 Cheque to Museum

Local Kent-based charity The Rochester Bridge Trust has donated £10,000 towards the redevelopment of the Model Bridge Galleries at the Royal Engineers Museum. "The Rochester Bridge Trust is a strong… read more →

Universities at Medway Boat Race

Students are getting ready to renew their sporting rivalry as they prepare for the third annual Universities at Medway Boat Race, and once again the event is being sponsored by… read more →

Rochester Bridge Trust Sponsors University Professorship

The Rochester Bridge Trust is to sponsor a new professorship at the University of Greenwich at Medway, providing more than £250,000 of funding over three years. Dr Amir Alani, an… read more →

Roman Jar finds a Home

The Rochester Bridge Trust has donated a Roman jar to the Guildhall Museum, where it will be displayed for the local community to view. Originally discovered in 1968 during construction… read more →

Rochester Bridge Lions Given a New Lease of Life

The bronze lions which guard the approaches to the Old Bridge across the Medway at Rochester are shrouded in tents as the Rochester Bridge Trust restores them to their former… read more →

Trust to Sell Medway Tunnel to Council

The Rochester Bridge Trust, a charitable trust that exists to maintain the bridges and serve the local people of Medway, will soon sell the Medway Tunnel to the Medway Council for £1, following a request from the Council, to simplify and clarify the management of the tunnel. The Trust, a charitable organisation that exists to […]

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