Rochester Bridge Trust News Archive 2016

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Esplanade investigations – protecting the site

Passers-by will have noticed another change to our excavation site near Rochester Castle, in the form of wooden hoardings. Now the site is enclosed we will be able to excavate …

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Pedestrian safety

Medway Council is to install temporary barriers at the Rochester end of the New Bridge, following a recent crash. The incident, which involved two cars, caused damage to the railing …

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Introducing three new Bridge Wardens’ Scholars

Three school pupils have been selected for sponsorship by the Rochester Bridge Trust. Selected through the Arkwright scheme, teenagers Silke Heyse, Theodore Macklin and Brecon Hoadley will benefit from mentoring …

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Esplanade inspections, a possible find – update

Thank you for your patience while we continue to keep an area of footway along the Esplanade closed. We are now able to tell you we appear to have rediscovered …

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Keeping the bridges clean

An important part of the Trust’s ongoing maintenance programme involves keeping the bridges clean. This is partly to ensure they continue to look smart, but it also gives us the …

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Esplanade inspections, a possible find

As mentioned in our previous post, an archaeologist was in attendance for our Esplanade inspection work on Thursday, 3rd November. The archaeologist was on site because of the trial area’s …

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