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.

Operations & Events Steward

The Rochester Bridge Trust currently has one permanent job vacancy. Please note, the Trust is not accepting direct applications. To apply, please follow the instructions on the job description.

The Trust is looking to recruit an Operations & Events Steward to assist with the management of the Trust’s operational buildings as well as manage hospitality and event bookings. This is a full-time role. Click here to find out more.


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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Lane restrictions on Rochester’s bridges

Road users are advised there will be temporary single lane closures on the bridges at Rochester overnight from Monday, 29th November, until Friday, 3rd December, to enable essential works to …

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Protective equipment donated to engineering training provider

Engineers of the future will find themselves in safe hands thanks to a donation from a medieval charity. Constructionarium, a not-for-profit organisation providing hands-on construction experience, has been presented with …

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Protecting archives for the future

We have previously touched upon the perils that can threaten historical documents, including fire, flood, theft and unauthorised access. However an archivist’s role also requires them to guard against the …

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