Tyne Bridge Newcastle – Photos

Tyne Bridge Newcastle, England, UK, Images, Design

Tyne Bridge Newcastle

Famous English River Crossing, North East England – Historic Architecture

26 Jun 2009

Tyne Bridge Newcastle

This is a world-famous and very impressive structure. Part of the power of the spectacle is however gained from the sheer number of bridges that can be seen together here, and the depth of the valley. It dates from 1928.

Photos © architect Adrian Welch

Tyne Bridge from down river looking west
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The structure is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne linking Newcastle upon Tyne on the north bank and Gateshead on the south side of the river.

It was designed by the engineering firm Mott, Hay and Anderson, who later designed the Forth Road Bridge (1968), and was built by Dorman Long and Co. of Middlesbrough.

The bridge was officially opened on 10 October 1928 by King George V and has since become a landmark symbol of Tyneside. The structure is ranked as the tenth tallest structure in the city.

Tyne Bridge at city end – stone pier building
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Tyne Bridge pivot brackets at north end fixing to pier building
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Tyne Bridge details from underneath
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Tyne Bridge seen from town side, piers integrated into the city like buildings
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Tyne Bridge – general photos
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Tuxedo Princess with Tyne Bridge
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Buildings cowering under the Tyne Bridge ; Tyne Bridges from west
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Redemption Man

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