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.


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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Bridge refurbishment wins construction industry award

A medieval charity has been recognised for its role in the provision and enhancement of modern transport services. Rochester Bridge Trust won the Transport Project of the Year at the …

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Local charity recognised among national leaders

Medieval charity the Rochester Bridge Trust has been included in a book celebrating the best of British leadership. Produced by The History of Parliament Trust and publisher St James’s House, …

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Bridge refurbishment shortlisted for People’s Choice Award

The Institution of Civil Engineers has recognised the importance of a Rochester engineering project by shortlisting it for an international People’s Choice Award. The Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, which was …

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