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Name Menai Bridge
Owner Welsh Assembly: Transport Infrastructure
2005 World Heritage Site
Design Thomas Telford
Contractor William Hazeldine
Where Near Bangor, Gwynned, Wales
Latitude N 53 13' 12.5"
Longitude W 04 09' 47.25"
Why Takes A5 trunk road London to Holyhead across the Menai Straits between mainland and Anglesey
When 1826
Overall type Chain Suspension Bridge
Width 12 m.
Length 521 m.
Span 177 m.
Height of towers 46.6 m.
Materials Stone and wrought iron
1893 Wooden deck replaced by steel
1938-40 Iron chains replaced by steel



Pictures from Robert Gregory UK - August 2011