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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Gateshead Millennium BridgeVisit the Bridge

All you need to know to plan your visit to our world famous bridge.

Bridge facts

Did you know... the Gateshead Millennium Bridge has been on a postage stamp or that it sits on 19,000 tonnes of concrete?  Find out all the facts here.

Background

Designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects and engineered by Gifford, the bridge takes its place at the end of a line of distinguished bridges across the River Tyne, including the Tyne Bridge and Robert Stephenson's High Level Bridge. View more information about the bridge and it's background.

Tilt times

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge tilts every day at 12noon between 23 May and early September.

Details of additional booked tilts are listed below. Shipping tilts are not within the control of Gateshead Council and may be altered or cancelled at short notice.

DateTime
23 August 2016 12noon
25 August 2016 12noon, 7pm
26 August 2016 12noon, 8pm, 9.15pm
27 August 2016 12noon, 8.20pm, 9.15pm
28 August 2016 12noon, 7.30pm, 7.45pm
29 August 2016 12noon, 1pm
30 August 2016 12noon
1 September 2016 12noon
2 September 2016 12noon, 8pm, 9.15pm
3 September 2016 12noon, 7.30pm, 9.15pm
4 September 2016 12noon
6 September 2016 12noon
7 September 2016 7pm
8 September 2016 12noon
9 September 2016 8pm, 9.30pm
10 September 2016 7.30pm, 10.15pm
11 September 2016 12noon
13 September 2016 12noon, 6.35pm
15 September 2016 12noon, 6.35pm, 10.15pm
16 September 2016 8pm, 9.15pm

Contact Us

Tel: 0191 433 8100
Email: events@gateshead.gov.uk