SJ8097 : The Lowry Footbridge, Salford Quays

taken 10 years ago, near to Trafford Park, Trafford, Great Britain

The Lowry Footbridge, Salford Quays
The Lowry Footbridge, Salford Quays
The footbridge was complete in June 1999, but wasn't open to the public until The Lowry opened on 28th April 2000. Four tubular steel towers, each 30 metres in height, allow the deck to be raised 23 metres above the canal waterline when shipping needs to pass..It was designed by Parkman (Deck designed by: Carlos Fernandez Casado ) and built by Christiani & Neilsen.

The photograph was taken from the viewing gallery on the roof of the Imperial War Museum North.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Monday, 23 February, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 805 970 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.1784N 2:17.7134W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 802 970
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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