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« Reply #15 on: October 01, 2013, 08:34:48 AM »

A 1950's newspaper photograph showing an aerial view of the Callendar-Hamilton bridge at Aylesford.

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« Reply #16 on: October 06, 2013, 11:55:46 AM »

A plan showing the 'proposed' routing of the Callendar-Hamilton bridge  - I guess this was accurate.

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« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2013, 17:14:22 PM »

A view of the underside of the Callendar-Hamilton bridge in 1963, showing the roller bearings.

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« Reply #18 on: April 26, 2015, 08:01:12 AM »

Aylesford Bridge viewed from the church tower.

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« Reply #19 on: March 09, 2017, 10:52:22 AM »

And it only took 90 odd years to build................there again publication date was April 1  Tongue

. IMPORTANT BRIDGE DESIGN.
Messrs Dodd and Dodd, civil engineers, of Waterloo Street, .Birmingham, have taken the prize in the competition for designs of a new bridge over the river Medway, at Aylesford, for the Kent County Council, to take the place  of the present bridge. The proposed new bridge will be of stone with an elliptical granite arch, .span of the main arch 150 ft., giving headway of 18 ft above high, water mark of spring tides, width of bridge over all 40 ft., comprising Carriageway 30 ft. and footpaths on either side- of 5 ft., length of approaches and bridge, 600 ft. The estimated cost is £33,000. Only one prize of £100 was offered, but twenty- eight firms of architects and engineers took part in the competition

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