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Media City Footbridge

MediaCity Footbridge

General Information

Structural Type: Swing bridge
Cable-stayed bridge with semi-fan system
Function / usage: Pedestrian bridge (footbridge)
Built: 2009 - 2011
Status: in use

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
Crosses Manchester Ship Canal (1894)
Coordinates: 53° 28' 16.69" N    2° 18' 0.28" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 65 m
width 4 - 20 m
length 83 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 ...

Participants

Architecture
Structural engineering
Contractor
Steel construction

Relevant Web Sites

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: 30/07/2014