TA1031 : Stoneferry Bridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Bransholme, Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain

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Stoneferry Bridge
Stoneferry Bridge
Stoneferry Bridge

Twin bascule bridges with 32 metre spans, one for each direction of traffic. Designed by Rendel Palmer and Tritton, and built by Cementation Construction. Built in 1991 replacing a 1905 swing bridge, and earlier ferry, it is thought to originally been a ford at this point. Carries the A1165 Road across the River Hull.

A1165 Road

The A1165 is a road in two halves in the city of Kingston upon Hull.
The road leaves the A1079 Beverley Road at traffic lights in Newland, with the B1233 continuing our line west. We head eastwards along Clough Road, which starts residential but becomes lined with warehousing and light industry after a drain is crossed. After a roundabout the road becomes D2 to cross adjacent lift bridges over the River Hull, meeting a roundabout on the A1033 on the far side.
There is a multiplex south along the A1033 for over half a mile; the road starts off dual but later becomes single-carriageway and we go under a freight railway line. The road remains industrial, however. At one of the roundabouts the A1033 bears left whilst we take the right fork to regain the A1165. It heads south along Cleveland Street, which becomes New Cleveland Street to reach traffic lights on the A165 Witham. This is crossed via a staggered crossroads and we continue along Great Union Street, meeting a spur of the A165 at traffic lights before ending at a roundabout on the A63.

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Saturday, 31 December, 2016   (more nearby)
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Monday, 22 May, 2017
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Roads, Road transport 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1017 3141 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:46.0436N 0:19.8029W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 1019 3141
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