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Other Brunel's Swing Bridge Pages

As well as an introductory page, the other Brunel's Swing Bridge pages cover: reports of work parties in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022; photos of work parties in 2020, 2021 and 2022; information on the 170th Anniversary events; and copies of the display boards.

Newsletter

A Brunel's Other Bridge newsletter was published in May 2022.

2022 Work Party Dates

Dates for 2023 will be published here when available. These are generally on the 3rd or 4th Saturday of each month, but please check the website for late changes.

The bridge is at the Cumberland Basin, Bristol BS1 6XS
"Come and help out or just join in and enjoy yourself. Watch this website for further details. Sounds like fun? No experience needed, all equipment provided, and you'll get really involved in helping to save Brunel's Other Bridge. We need your help.
We start at 9.30am so do please join us if you can. There is plenty of parking space and basic toilets are available. Please wear stout footwear, and you might like to bring overalls, gloves and something to kneel on. We have gloves, high-vis vest and a helmet you can borrow, and we provide tea and coffee so why not bring a picnic lunch.
Youngsters are welcome provided their guardians are with them full time please.
Contact Geoff Wallis (jandgwallis@gmail.com) if you wish to help. We need to have an idea of numbers."

2019 - 170th Anniversary

Brunel's Swing Bridge on 170th Celebration

2019 was the 170th anniversary of the building of the bridge falls in 2019, and this milestone was celebrated on 06, 07 and 08 September. More details of those events can be found on the 170th Anniversary events page of the website.

Photo right: Brunel's Swing Bridge during the 170th birthday celebrations in September 2019. Photo: R Whitworth

More Information

More details and photographs of progress on the project can be found on the Brunel's Other Bridge website: www.brunelsotherbridge.org.uk, or on the CHIS website: www.cliftonhotwells.org.uk/.

Other Brunel's Swing Bridge Pages

As well as an introductory page, the other Brunel's Swing Bridge pages cover: reports of work parties in 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022; photos of work parties in 2020, 2021 and 2022; information on the 170th Anniversary events; and copies of the display boards.

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