Promoting the historical and architectural heritage of Friar Gate Bridge.
Friargate Bridge - In The News
8th September 2004
Bridge repair work is 'too large'
Repair work on 150-year-old Grade II listed bridge is unlikely to be carried out because the council says the £400,000 bill is too large.
16th August 2010
1st December 2014
25th September 2017
12th June 2018
Future Options for the Bridge
A recent article in the Derby Telegraph shows an inspiring range of options for the future of the Bridge, visualised by Lathams Architects in an Options Viability Study commissioned by Friends of Friar Gate Bridge and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
We are now engaged in ongoing discussions and analysis to make sure that whatever option is chosen will be in tune with the wider development of the area and have long-term commercial viability to fund the ongoing maintenance of the Bridge.
Please take a look at the DET page: