Rochester Bridge Trust News Archive 2018

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New sight lines – for views and safety

One of the most popular views of the Old Bridge is from the Rochester Esplanade, overlooking the Georgian balustrade. It’s the place where the majority of photos of the bridges …

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Centuries old art revealed to the public

Historic wall coverings from the time of Elizabeth I are now on public display. Work to reveal and restore the paintings, which had spent hundreds of years covered by layers …

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Ecology survey – results

How much notice do you take of bats? They’re not the most common of wildlife encountered on a day-to-day basis, but many of us are lucky enough to see them …

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Medway history brought to life with paper ships

Hundreds of children learned about history and engineering thanks to an educational initiative supported by the Rochester Bridge Trust. During the summer and autumn of 2018, Cabinet of Curiosity received …

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Medieval charity mentors future engineers

The Rochester Bridge Trust is pleased to sponsor a trio of new school pupils considered to be promising engineers of the future. Selected through the Arkwright scheme, the three teenagers …

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Memories of the days when St Andrew’s House was a home

The Trust recently had the pleasure of a visit from a former Chapter Clerk of Rochester Cathedral, who shared some of his memories of life in St Andrew’s House. Ted …

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