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Cleveland Bridge Company

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Cleveland Bridge Company
Ballachulish Bridge
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Started:   1877
Wound-Up:   Still operating
Operated:   Worldwide

The Cleveland Bridge Company were responsible for some of the most dramatic and famous bridges built around the British Isles in the 20th Century.

These include, amongst many others:

Image Name Classified Road(s) Date More Info Map
Moy Bridge 4.jpg Moy Bridge (Marybank) A832 1894
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Middlesbrough Transporter bridge - Coppermine - 10293.jpg Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge A178 1911 One of only two transporter bridges remaining operational in the UK
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Tees Newport Bridge - Geograph - 1747402.jpg Tees Newport Bridge A1032 1934
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Kincardine-br2.jpg Kincardine Bridge A985 1936 Centre lifting section no longer lifts
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Tamar 2 008.JPG Tamar Bridge A38 1961
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Forth-br.jpg Forth Road Bridge A9000 1964 Now restricted to buses, taxis, pedestrian and cyclists.
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M48 Severn Bridge - Coppermine - 5501.jpg Severn Bridge M48 1966
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Wye Bridge.jpg Wye Bridge M48 1966
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Balla-br.jpg Ballachulish Bridge A82 1975 Assymetric Steel truss
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Friarton Bridge.jpg Friarton Bridge M90 1978 The road over the bridge was originally numbered the M85
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Humber Bridge.jpg Humber Bridge A15 1981
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Queen Elizabeth II Bridge, Dartford.jpg Queen Elizabeth II Bridge A282 1991 Carries southbound traffic only
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List of Crossings

Crossing On Road Opening Date
Ballachulish Bridge A82
Burra Bridge B9074
Forth Road Bridge A9000 1964
Friarton Bridge M90
Humber Bridge A15 1981
Kincardine Bridge A985 1936
Moy Bridge (Marybank) A832
Tees Newport Bridge A1032 1934
Queen Elizabeth II Bridge A282 1991
Ramsey Swing Bridge
Severn Bridge M48
Middlesbrough Transporter Bridge A178 1911
Trondra Bridge B9074
Wye Bridge (Chepstow) M48

Cleveland Bridge Company
Road and Bridge Builders
pre-Victorian EngineersMajor William Caulfeild • Abraham Darby • John McAdam • Robert Mylne • John Rennie • John Smeaton • Thomas Telford • General George Wade
Victorian EngineersIsambard Kingdom Brunel • Joseph Mitchell
20th Century EngineersOwen Williams
Engineering CompaniesCleveland Bridge Company • Fairhurst Engineering • Stevenson Family

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