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New Cleveland Street Bridge

Plaque on former road bridge, New Cleveland Street, HU8 7EX

This road bridge was built by Hull company Rose Downs Thompson Ltd, in 1902. It was the first bridge in Great Britain to be built of ferro concrete, using the Hennebique system. As such, it is a Grade II listed building. The bridge originally spanned the Foredyke Stream, but this has since been filled in, so only the bridge’s parapets are now visible. One parapet has the commemorative plaque on it, and another has the three crowns of Hull’s coat of arms.


Carnegie Heritage Centre

Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd, 342 Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 6JA – Registered Office. Registered Charity Number 1131585

Monday 1.30 until 3 pm – Family history help desk with the East Yorkshire Family History Society

Tuesday 9.30 until 3 pm – Open House - pop in and see us with your queries or research

Friday 9.30 until 3 pm – Open House again

Telephone: 01482 561216 e-mail: enquiries@carnegiehull.co.uk

This project is funded by the generosity of Lottery players. Without those who play the Lottery, this and many other projects simply wouldn’t be possible. Thankyou.


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