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Tees Transporter Bridge

Closed Now: 07:15 - 12:00, 13:00 - 18:15
Open today: 07:15 - 12:00, 13:00 - 18:15
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Will remember this forever

Back on the August Bank Holiday the fantastic Mick-Mack took my partner and I up to the top of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Georgia E
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London, United Kingdom
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Interesting

Great piece of industrial engineering, we are going back to do the visitor experience in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vicki R
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York
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The Tees Transporter Bridge has played an important role in the area's history for over a century and continues to Provide an important and unique crossing over the River Tees. In recent years the Transporter has emerged as a leading historic...more
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Transporter Bridge Ferry Road, Middlesbrough TS2 1PL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back on the August Bank Holiday the fantastic Mick-Mack took my partner and I up to the top of the Transporter Bridge. He carefully guided us up the steep steps, pausing after each flight to give us fascinating insights into Teeside’s history and future. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Georgia E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great piece of industrial engineering, we are going back to do the visitor experience in the Spring.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

£5.50 per adult buys you the opportunity to have a guided tour of the Transporter Bridge, including being able to go to the very top and literally walk across from one side to the other. You can also cross the river using the transporter as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Collette H
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Wonderful experience and a terrific short cut from the Hartlepool area almost straight into the centre of Middlesbrough

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Love the historical features at the site. Great to see the mechanical pulleys. Travel time short. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rhgtrip
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We booked a tour of the transporter bridge, a great opportunity to climb to the walkway and get a spectacular overview of Middlesbrough & a ride across the river on the gondola, the guide that took us was very knowledgeable of the area & didn’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant landmark a definite must visit and such wonderful dedicated crew and workforce. The trip to the top was exciting, exhilarating but well worth the climb. If you get the chance ...go, definitely.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Halftermers2013
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

The Tees Transporter Bridge truly is a stunning landmark - you can see it from all over, it stands so tall on the skyline. I have gone up close to it a few times to get photos of it and always come away with some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bethmaryclayton
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Took my (just turned 13) daughter to the visitor experience as something unusual to do in the half term holiday which would interest us both, and it did so very much. The tour took a couple of hours almost and it was a nice clear...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelvin A
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Our visit to the Transporter was so interesting and reaching the top was memorable. Walking up the steps definitely enhanced the experience - more time to see the views and listen to the knowledgeable guide, who allowed plenty of time for rest stops. The view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sonia R
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jennycarpenter1943
22 July 2018|
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Response from gparker2015 | Reviewed this property |
It still Goes across the river with people and cars
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listerinepree
6 August 2017|
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Response from 610cazza | Reviewed this property |
Visibility. It's painted blue as the lights at night show up better when it's blue than any other colour. That was what we were told during our tour. Apparently it's been a variety of colours over its life.
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Henry M
20 June 2017|
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Response from JazzBoro | Reviewed this property |
sorry , cant help , as many people have worked on the bridge since it was built.
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