Blakeborough's Bridge

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Blakeborough's Bridge
Footbridge over the River Calder, Rastrick to Clifton - geograph.org.uk - 38944.jpg
Coordinates 53°41′51″N 1°46′08″W / 53.6974°N 1.7688°W / 53.6974; -1.7688Coordinates: 53°41′51″N 1°46′08″W / 53.6974°N 1.7688°W / 53.6974; -1.7688
Carries Footpath
Crosses River Calder
Locale Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Characteristics
Design Concrete Tied-arch bridge
History
Opened 1962
Closed c1980

Blakeborough's Bridge crosses the River Calder in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, England. It was built in the 1962 to link J. Blakeborough and Sons works and offices that were on different sides of the river.

History[edit]

Built in 1962 to link J. Blakeborough and Sons works and offices in Birds Royd and River Street to Sherwood Works on the Armytage Road Industrial Estate.[1] It was closed to vehicles c1980 after production ceased on the site. A public footpath crosses the bridge.

The Bridge was built to an American Specification and not to British Standard.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Malcolm Bull Calderdale Companion - Blakeborough's Bridge". 18 January 2010. Retrieved 5 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Echo, Brighouse. "How to bridge this problem?". 

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