How Britain Bridges The World

Throughout history Britain’s bridge builders have stood out from the rest of the world. From Thomas Telford to Lord Norman Foster, designers and engineers have been, and still are, the best. This insightful documentary explores some of the most iconic structures built by Britain’s best. Featuring London’s Millennium Bridge, Skye Bridge, Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the colossal Milau in France, we discover what it took to build these structures.

We hear from leading figures in the field—from Peter Curran and Hamish Douglas to Michel Virlogeux and Gordon Masterton. The program unveils why and how these bridges came to be, and why British bridge building is still the best.

Episode Length: 01:00:00

Year: 2011

Episode: 1 of 1


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