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The Menai Bridge

The Menai Suspension bridge, which crosses the Menai Strait, was the first iron suspension bridge of its kind in the world, and was probably Thomas Telfords most acclaimed achievement. With his extra improvements to the Holyhead to London road he … Continue reading

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Britannia Bridge Panorama

The Britannia bridge and Menai bridge link Anglesey with mainland Wales. When first conceived by Robert Stephenson, the tubular bridge was to have been suspended from cables strung through the openings at the tops of the towers. However, after engineering … Continue reading

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