Basic Site Details

Name: New Victoria Bridge (over River Tay)
City or county: Perth, Perthshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bridge  
Item 2 of 2Road bridge  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Perth-Dundee Road  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319591960Build/constructionWhatling's Ltd. to reconstruct bridge over 14 months at a cost of 151,920 (cost over 18 months would be 147,495) per Builder 24 April 1959 p795
Item 2 of 36 March 1959 Scheme accepted'Perth Town Council ...given a 75 per cent grant from the Secretary of State for Scotland towards the cost of replacing the Victoria Bridge...estimated cost of 145,000, of reinforced and prestressed concrete, consisting of a central arch span of 187 ft. 5 in., and two cantilevered end spans of 112 ft. and 78 ft. 5 in.
The immediate approaches to the bridge will also be improved...including a revised layout of the junction with Gowrie-street and Dundee-road.' per Builder p477
Item 3 of 3April 1959(?)October 1960(?)Build/constructionestimated start in April 1959; estimated completion between Oct 1960 and April 1961


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1F A MacDonald & PartnersArchitectural practice, Engineers 6 March 1959 employed as consulting engineers per Builder p477


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Perth Town Council 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Builder6 March 1959  'New Victoria Bridge, Perth' p477
Item 2 of 2Builder24 April 1959  p795