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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Rochester’s Old Bridge to temporarily close overnight

The Old Bridge at Rochester is to undergo a series of overnight closures to enable the complete resurfacing of the roadway. Cyclists and pedestrians will still be able to cross. …

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A place to sit and stare

As part of the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, all the drainage underneath Rochester Esplanade has had to be replaced, and if you’ve got to dig an area up you might …

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Paula Puxty becomes Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

The Chief Finance Officer of the Rochester Bridge Trust has been recognised for her commitment to the accounting profession. Paula Puxty has received the coveted title of Fellow of the …

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