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Address: Paddington Basin
County: London
Country: England
OS Grid Ref: TQ267815
     Nicholsons Guide to the Waterways
     Volume 1, page 25 © 2003 Collins
Type: Rolling
Built: 2004
Construction: steel, wood
Power: electric/hydraulic
Use: Pedestrian
Customer: Paddington Development Corporation; Chelsfield
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Rolling Bridge-a
Rolling Bridge-a
Construction Partners:
Designer: Thomas Heatherwick
Structural engineers: SKM Anthony Hunts
Manufacturer: Littlehampton Welding Factory
Design: Packman Lucas
Hydraulics: Primary Fluid Power, Knowsley
Hydraulics: DJW Consulting
Hydraulics: Solent Fluid Power
Planning Consultant: Montagu Evans
Concept Consultant: Ron Packman
Build Information:
Technical Information: The bridge is formed of 8 triangular sections and is 12m long when extended.
Visited by: Stewart Marchant, 14/07/2005
Present Condition: Good -operational
General notes:
opened 26/09/2004. The bridge is unrolled every Friday.
Acknowledgements :   James Nevin, PackmanLucas 
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