Everyday at noon between the 1st of May and the 30th of September. The word redounded Gateshead Millennium Bridge is built in a semi circle. It has 0 notes. Opened for public use in 2001, the award-winning structure was conceived and designed by architect WilkinsonEyre and structural engineer Gifford. According to Gateshead Council’s website, the Millennium Bridge will be tilting every day at noon until September. The very top of the arch stands 50 metres above the River Tyne when in its normal state. Feb 16, 2015 - This Pin was discovered by Sanddancer47. Details of booked tilts are listed below. Wikipedia | Google | Google Images | Flickr. This creates a forty degree angle that provides a 25m clearance for any shipping passing through. The Millennium Bridge cost £22m, curves gracefully across the water and tilts to let vessels pass. This uses 330 photographs and is spread over 20 mins in real time. Gateshead Millennium Bridge - the world's first and only tilting bridge! Then they say the bridge will open at noon every day from May to September, but list additional times which include 1205 pm (is this really 5 minutes after the noon tilt, or do they mean 0005 hrs? The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge spanning the River Tyne in North East England between Gateshead's Quays arts quarter on the south bank, and the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on the north bank. He said: “There’s a lot of pressure, but I’ve got a lot of experience. Gateshead Millennium Bridge - Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Page Links. Tilt times. The unique design of the Gateshead Millennium Bridge was not to wow the locals and attract tourists. But when is that? Labels: bridge, gateshead, millenium, newcastle. The bridge was featured on the first class stamp in 2000. Opened for public use in 2001, the award-winning structure was conceived and designed by architect WilkinsonEyre and structural engineer Gifford. Millennium Bridge was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on May 7, 2002. So when does the bridge tilt if you want to watch? You can unsubscribe at any time. When lowered the bridge has two separate sections that allows both pedestrians and cyclists to cross over. A tilt bridge is a type of moveable bridge which rotates about fixed endpoints rather than lifting or bending, as with a drawbridge. If you are flying in, Gateshead Quays is a 20-minute drive/taxi ride from Newcastle International Airport. Download this stock image: Millennium Bridge, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne. The shots were then batch processed in Lightroom 3 where i changed the WB, sharpened and did some other minor editing before cropping to 1920 X 1080 ready for the 1080p setting in youtube. It allows river traffic to pass underneath by tilting the pedestrian side upward to form a ‘V’ shape. A time-lapse taken showing the bridge tilting from the Newcastle Quayside. Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Posted by dorion55 at 11:11 PM. The video you watched above is obviously sped up. A direct Metro link is available from the airport to Gateshead, then follow pedestrian signs for Gateshead Quays. Bridge lighting. Newcastle Gateshead Millennium Bridge Tilt in Timelapse Millennium Bridge tilting with a boat traveling underneath on a dam cold December evening. If you arrive into Newcastle Central Station you can take the Metro one stop to Gateshead then take either a 10 minute walk to Gateshead Millennium Bridge or catch the Quaylink bus. The bridge was not obstruct the Quayside and increase traffic as this would have reduced it’s popularity. Gateshead millennium tilt bridge 2001 at night, Newcastle upon Tyne. Comments reflect the views of the original submitter only. The award-winning structure was conceived and designed by architects Wilkinson Eyre and structural engineers Gifford. Contains enough steel to make 64 double decker buses or 16 Chieftain tanks. Wikipedia | Google | Google Images | Flickr. The Millennium Bridge can tilt to 40 degrees. This creates a forty degree angle that provides a 25m clearance for any shipping passing through. 1080p version at https://youtu.be/aeww1dq_PTg Millennium Bridge tilting with a boat traveling underneath on a dam cold December evening. The bridge was opened to the public on September 17, 2001 and its first tilt was on June 28, 2001. Using two steel arches with a span of 100 metres that can rotate 40 degrees. Gateshead Millennium Bridge first tilted in June 2001 and was first opened to the public in September that year. When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. The video you watched above is obviously sped up. The bridge has embraced an iconic character in the culture of the town, emphasizing on postcards and stamps. More Information: Gateshead Millennium Bridge Home. Throughout the summer, tourists and those who live in thr region flock to see it in all its glory – and the best time to go for most is when it’s in tilt mode. Gateshead Millennium Bridge access statement [66KB] Was this page useful? The bridge is consisted of two stylish curves, one of which serves as a deck for pedestrians and cyclists, and the other one supports the first one. Zooming/Panning was done in Adobe Premiere … Cost £22m to build. This is why the bridge is only pedestrian. Each opening and closing takes four and a half minutes Everyday at noon between the 1st of May and the 30th of September. To see it tilt, check the schedule posted at each end of the bridge. 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