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Media City Bridge

MediaCity Footbridge

General Information

Structural Type: Cable-stayed bridge
Swing bridge
Function / usage: Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Built: 2009 - 2010
Status: project phase

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Salford, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Trafford, Greater Manchester, North West England, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Technical Information


width 4 - 20 m
length 85 m

Products, Services & Reports

MediaCityUK is major development in Manchester, UK, that provides a new home for the UK's BBC and ITV broadcasting organisations. It includes gen ...


Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.

Relevant Web Sites

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Relevant Publications

  • Swing city, in "Bridge Design & Engineering", 4th Quarter 2008, n. 53 v. 14
  • Curran, Peter & Thompson, Steve Media City Footbridge, Salford Quays, presented at IABSE Symposium, Large Structures and Infrastructures for Environmentally Constrained and Urbanised Areas, Venice, 22-24 September 2010.
  • Marks, James & Thompson, Steve Media City Footbridge, Salford, UK, presented at 35th Annual Symposium of IABSE / 52nd Annual Symposium of IASS / 6th International Conference on Space Structures, London, September 2011.
Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0043375
Created: 04/02/2009
Last Updated: 07/10/2013