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Glasgow, Tradeston Footbridge

Footbridge (21st Century), Graffiti(S) (21st Century), Tag(S) (21st Century)

Site Name Glasgow, Tradeston Footbridge

Classification Footbridge (21st Century), Graffiti(S) (21st Century), Tag(S) (21st Century)

Alternative Name(s) Squiggly Bridge

Canmore ID 347403

Site Number NS56SE 2301

NGR NS 58405 64864

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/347403

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Govan (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

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Aerial Photography (4 March 2015)

Desk Based Assessment (23 June 2017)

The Tradeston Bridge, also known as the Squiggly Bridge, is a pedestrian bridge that links Tradeston on the south bank of the River Clyde to Glasgow’s Financial Services District on the north bank. It was opened on 14 May 2009 and was designed by Halcrow civil engineers in partnership with Scandinavian architects Dissing and Weitling.

Information from HES Survey and Recording (AMcC) 23 June 2017.

Field Visit (28 September 2017)

Numerous graffiti, mainly tags and written either in spray paint or marker pen, have been recorded on various parts of the footbridge.

Visited by HES Survey and Recording (JRS, AMcC) 28 September 2017.

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