New bridge route must not be a ‘rat-run’

Just taken my first cycle trip across Bath’s new Destructor Bridge – down at the Crest Nicholson Riverside development. It’s … More

A bridge with history.

Four years ago contractors began dismantling the old Destructor Bridge across the River Avon. It would be making way for … More

Partial opening for new bridge.

Bath’s new Destructor Bridge – linking the Crest Nicholson residential development of Bath Riverside with the Upper Bristol Road – … More

Destructor bridge gets kerb appeal

Kerbstones, lamp-posts and bus stops going in to line the new approach road currently being laid out to connect the … More

Bridge access, bikes and buddleia.

Well the good news is that the new Destructor bridge – linking Western Riverside with the Upper Bristol Road – … More

New Destructor bridge still not completely ‘docked’.

My thanks to Chris Rogers for two lovely shots of the new Destructor Bridge which finally spans the River Avon … More

Second attempt at bridge push postponed. Is bridge ‘dip’ an issue?

A second attempt to slide the new ‘Destructor Bridge’ across the River Avon at Bath Riverside has been postponed. I’m hearing … More

New date sought for bridge push.

  Got an update on when contractors might make a second attempt to push out the new prefabricated single-span bridge … More

Second bridge roll-out attempt May 5 & 6?

  Looks like it won’t be until after May Day before contractors have another go at rolling out the new … More

New bridge slide-out starts today!!

The new prefabricated crossing – to replace the old Destructor bridge across the River Avon at Bath’s Western Riverside – is … More

Old bottles and a new bridge.

Only months after the River Avon gave up some of its murky secrets – in a flood relief dredge that … More

Bridge works!

Things continue to go well as far as making ready the space ‘vacated’ by the old Destructor Bridge for a … More

Documenting the old Destructor.

People using the towpath on the Upper Bristol Road side of the River Avon and where it passed under the … More

Date with demolition

So now we know. The old Destructor Bridge, which crosses the River Avon in Bath, near the old city gas … More

Bath toll-keeper’s daughter?

The housing development taking place at Western Riverside – around what was the city’s gas storage facilities – has prompted … More

Goodbye to the old ‘Destructor’ and hello to a new Victoria Bridge.

Bath’s old Destructor Bridge – which links the Upper and Lower Bristol roads into the city – is due to … More