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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Viewpoint

Gateshead Quays
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear
NE8 3AE

Tel: +44 0191 478 4222

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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium Bridge - the world's first and only tilting bridge!

Designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects and engineered by Gifford, the bridge takes its place at the end of a line of distinguished bridges across the River Tyne, including the Tyne Bridge and Robert Stephenson's High Level Bridge.

Linking Gateshead with Newcastle via Gateshead Quays (described as one of the best places in Europe by Tony Blair) and Newcastle's Quayside, the bridge not only serves a functional purpose as the River Tyne's only foot and cycle bridge, but its grace and engineering attract people from all over the world.

Anyone travelling on a pleasure boat up the River Tyne will pass under the bridge and those watching from the banks of the river will join the thousands who enjoy this view every year.

For more information on tilt times and to upload your pictures of the bridge please visit the Gateshead Millennium Bridge Website

For full details on when you can see the famous eye 'blink', please see Gateshead Millennium Bridge website

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open Christmas
Gateshead Millennium Bridge (01/01/2014 - 31/12/2014)

* Open 1Jan - 31st Dec 24 hrs a day - Public right of way

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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