Valley Bridge
(1865-present)

place and bridge

Aged 155

Valley Bridge is a road bridge in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. It spans Ramsdale and was built in 1865. It was first built as Lendal Bridge, York, but it collapsed there and was later brought to Scarborough.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Chris Hall on Geograph
Chris Hall on Geograph

Robert Williamson inspired and built the original Valley Bridge. Opened 1st July 1865.

17 Valley Bridge Parade, Scarborough, United Kingdom where it sited (1865)

Valley Bridge. A bridge 30 feet wide was erected by the Scarborough Valley Bridge Company and opened as a toll bridge 1st July 1865. Purchased by the Corporation 12th June 1891. Tolls abolished 5th October 1919. That bridge was taken down and this bridge 64 feet 6 inches wide erected in its place 1926-8. Opened 26th July 1928 by Mrs Wilfrid Ashley. Alderman E. H. Matthews J.P., M.B.E. Mayor. Alderman Sir Meredith T. Whittaker KT., J.P. Chairman of the Committee Messrs Goode, Fitzmaurice, Wilson & Mitchell. Engineers John Butler & Co Ltd. Contractors

Valley Bridge north west side wall, Scarborough, United Kingdom where it sited (1865)