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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

S Shore Rd, Gateshead NE8 3BA, UK

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About Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge is the world's first and only tilting bridge, and was designed by Ramboll with Wilkinson Eyre. Made of steel and designed with the aid of LUSAS Bridge analysis software, the bridge stands 45m high and spans 105m across the River Tyne to provide a link for pedestrians and cyclists between the newly revived Newcastle quayside and the Gateshead quayside opposite.


Attractions near Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art0.09km from Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art is a centre for contemporary art. It hosts a frequently changing programme of exhibitions and events, with no permanent exhibition. It opened in 2002 in a converted flour mill.Housed in a landmark industrial building on the south bank of the River Tyne in Gateshead, BALTIC presents a dynamic, diverse and international programme of contemporary visual art. One of the iconic attractions in this area and also you can spend some nice time enjoying the arts.

Hadrian’s Wall Path0.27km from Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Hadrian's Wall Path is a long-distance footpath in the north of England, which became the 15th National Trail in 2003. The National Trail is an 84-mile pathway that passes through a landscape walkers love for its diversity; bracing moorland gives way to cheerful fields, copses open out onto sky-filled vistas and all that green eventually gives way to dynamic city streets.

Tyne Bridge0.49km from Gateshead Millennium Bridge

The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England, linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. The bridge was designed by the engineering firm Mott, Hay and Anderson, who later designed the Forth Road Bridge, and was built by Dorman Long and Co. of Middlesbrough. The bridge was officially opened on 10 October 1928 by King George V and has since become a defining symbol of Tyneside. It is ranked as the tenth tallest structure in the city.

National Trust Holy Jesus Hospital0.57km from Gateshead Millennium Bridge

The Holy Jesus Hospital is a working office Newcastle upon Tyne, England, in the care of the National Trust. It is a Grade II* listed building. The site of the hospital has been in use for 700 years helping the townspeople. There was an Augustinian friary on the site from the thirteenth century, then an almshouse for housing retired freemen, then a soup kitchen was built next to Almshouse in the nineteenth century, before the site acquired its current function as a working office.

Side Photographic Gallery0.58km from Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Side Gallery is a photography gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne, run by Amber Film & Photography Collective. It opened in 1977 as Side Gallery and Cinema with a remit to show humanist photography "both by and commissioned by the group along with work it found inspirational". It is the only venue in the UK dedicated to documentary photography. Side Gallery is located at Amber's base in Side, a street in Quayside, Newcastle near the Tyne Bridge.

Swing Bridge0.61km from Gateshead Millennium Bridge

The Swing Bridge is a swing bridge over the River Tyne, England, connecting Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, and lying between the Tyne Bridge and the High Level Bridge. It is a Grade II* listed structure. It stands on the site of the Old Tyne Bridges of 1270 and 1781, and probably of the Roman Pons Aelius.  It was first used for road traffic on 15 June 1876 and opened for river traffic on 17 July 1876. At the time of construction it was the largest swing bridge ever built. The construction co

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Tyne and Wear is a metropolitan county in North East England. The county is bordered to the north by Northumberland, to the south by County Durham and to the east of the county lies the North Sea. It is the smallest county in North East England by area, but by far the largest in terms of population.