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Tees Transporter Bridge

Open Now: 7:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Open today: 7:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 6:15 PM
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Iconic landmark

If close by to Middlesbrough a must see/travel across iconic landmark,only one of two in the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Malcolm R
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Sit and Watch

We took a nice walk from MFC down to the transporter bridge which is a Middlesbrough landmark that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MrsJD2007
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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The Tees Transporter Bridge has played an important role in the area's history for over a century and continues to Provide an important and unique crossing over the River Tees. In recent years the Transporter has emerged as a leading historic...more
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Transporter Bridge Ferry Road, Middlesbrough TS2 1PL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If close by to Middlesbrough a must see/travel across iconic landmark,only one of two in the world,but only working transporter in the world,been seen in plenty of TV programmes and films,aug wierdersehen pet and Billy Elliot to name a couple, only £1-50 to travel across...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took a nice walk from MFC down to the transporter bridge which is a Middlesbrough landmark that stands tall over looking the docks. It's a beautiful area and an important part of Middlesbrough's heritage. There are some seats outside and we sat and watched...More

Thank MrsJD2007
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a marvellous piece of engineering. Bizarre, stunning, intriguing, quirky. What's not to like. If you time it right, a volunteer will take you right up to the top walkway for £5 - includes a trip across - (we did, but had to climb up...More

Thank Xraydiant
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this thing. It represents Teeside's heritage and what we gave to the world. It's a very rare type of bridge and looks stunning when it's lit up. It also took a bit like two blue T Rex having a kiss if you use...More

Thank StormSplitter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn’t know this existed! Visiting family who’ve moved to the area who took me. Closes at lunchtime, just got there in time. Fascinating bridge, read up on it if, like me, you’ve never heard of one before. There are only a few in the world...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with a small group on a day when the lift was out of order so had to climb up the hard way... The steps are a bit steep for the final couple of stages but there was plenty of time for everyone to...More

Thank PavlH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Victorian over engineering. This is an almost unique example. I go just to ride across. I have no need to. It's just fun.

Thank Martyn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Defiantly worth a visit, used to go on it when I was small but it was then just purely a quicker way to get to Middlesgrough. I took my grandson and he thoroughly loved it, part of the north eat heritage there is also a...More

Thank 5008d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Middlesbrough's original bridge over the River Tees. Now an iconic structure. Great to travel over the river on. You can sense the history of men travelling to work in the shipyards and steelworks. What a sight it must have been. All whilst suspended over the...More

Thank boro4me2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic Teesside bridge, my daughter lives in Wales now but always asks to go over it when she’s home.

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jennycarpenter1943
July 22, 2018|
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Response from MisterBrian | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know to be honest. I was flying a drone!
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listerinepree
August 6, 2017|
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Response from 610cazza | Reviewed this property |
Visibility. It's painted blue as the lights at night show up better when it's blue than any other colour. That was what we were told during our tour. Apparently it's been a variety of colours over its life.
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Henry M
June 20, 2017|
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sorry , cant help , as many people have worked on the bridge since it was built.
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