The Severn Bridges Visitor Centre
is now closed
The Severn Bridges Trust will continue to provide
information via this website
as a means of carrying out the Trust's objectives.
The Trust has produced an
historical record that charts the development of the
links between the South West of England and the South of
The websites are sources of
educational information on the Severn Bridges (including
their history, information on traffic conditions, tolls
and the local weather), bridges generally, engineering,
designers, constructors, the local environment,
engineering careers and much more.
Construction of the Second Severn Crossing
minute DVD specially made for the Severn Bridges Trust
from original film, by courtesy of John Laing Charitable
Trust can be
viewed via this link. The film was sponsored
by the Chartered Institution of Highways and
Transportation. It takes you from early study,
through major construction to final opening by HRH
The DVD is also available at a cost of
only £6, including postage and packing, and is available
through the Severn Bridges Trust.
Bradley e mail:
Car parking is available at the
location of the former Visitor Centre for those taking the spectacular walk along
the estuary. It is a very short distance from the
public footpath and cycle route along the Binn Wall,
which affords excellent views of the bridges.
you a Design and Technology teacher looking for
inspiration on civil or structural engineering for
school projects? Are you a pupil wanting to learn
about careers in engineering?
Before you set out, check out the
traffic and check out the
Tolls are charged westwards only
and details can be obtained from the web site ...
Severn Crossings plc