The Union Chain Bridge has stood majestically spanning the River Tweed for 200 years. While the bridge has been maintained, for the purposes of providing a public access route, it is in need of urgent repair and conservation. The Union Chain Bridge: Crossing Borders, Inspiring Communities project aims to restore the bridge to its former glory so that it can continue to serve border communities for generations to come.
The repair and conservation of the bridge will include:
The repair and conservation of the Union Chain Bridge will provide engineering spectacles and we hope to share and record the restoration process with our local communities, learners, enthusiasts and researchers. Updates on the project can be found on our News and Blog pages.