Welcome to the website of The Rochester Bridge Trust.

Since Roman times a bridge has crossed the River Medway at Rochester, and since medieval times the Wardens and Assistants of Rochester Bridge have maintained this strategic river crossing.

For Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project queries, please contact:

Helen McConnell, Public Liaison Officer, FM Conway on 07917 518529 or email


Today the Trust owns and maintains the two A2 bridges and the service bridge at Rochester, crossings as important for today’s traffic and modern life as at any time in our history.

Our Education Website

The Trust is committed to Supporting Engineering Education and encouraging young people to learn more about civil engineering and bridge building. Visit our educational website for more information.


The Rochester Bridge Trust has built and maintained numerous Medway crossings since medieval times. In the late fourteenth century the old Roman bridge was destroyed by winter storms.

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Safety fundraiser passes £750 mark

A safety initiative that is part of the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project has now raised more than £750 for a construction industry charity. The Lighthouse Club, which provides financial and …

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Memories of the construction of the New Bridge

This year has been a busy one for the New Bridge. Fifty years after the completion of its construction, it was given a major refurbishment, bringing it up to modern …

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Employee of the month for September

A determination to solve problems is what drives the latest person to be named Employee of the Month for the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project. Simon Keating, Contract Manager for Taziker …

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