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European Celtic Gateway Arch Across Holyhead

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Medium: conference paper
Language(s): en 
Conference: Footbridge 2005 (Second International Congress), Venezia, 06-08 December 2005
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Year: 2005
Abstract:

Location: Holyhead – Isle of Anglesey – North Wales –- UK
Client/Authority: Isle of Anglesey County Council
Contractor: Laing O’Rourke – Dartford –- UK
Structural and architectural designer: Gifford and Partners – Chester –- UK
Steelwork subcontractor: Costruzioni Cimolai Armando S.p.A. – Pordenone – Italy

The Celtic Gateway footbridge represents the final step to improve links between the city centre and the ferry terminal. The Isle of Anglesey County Council in partnership with the Welsh Development Agency and Stena Line Ports Ltd, hopes, making the town centre more accessible to the 2.4 millions yearly passengers, to increase the number of visitors within the town and surrounding area while also boosting business and employment growth.

Main data: deck length: 160.00 m
main span: 70.00 m
deck width: 4.00 m
arches height: 17.00 m
steelwork total weight: 330.00 ton

Keywords: footbridge, dynamic, aesthetic, new materials

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