The 'S' shaped new footbridge in Castleford represents the culmination of strong working partnership, unwavering community commitment, whole-hearted and holistic effort of the people that has brought this Iconic project. The simple and elegant structure of the project fits sympathetically within its environment, whilst providing a landmark for the town.
A stylish, innovative and high profile pedestrian bridge has been recently completed and opened for the people of Castleford in Yorkshire, England. Part of a wider regeneration project which involved thousands of local people, the bridge seeks to re-establish the river as a central asset for Castleford, increasing connectivity and improving the quality of the public spaces on the riverside. Designed for pedestrian use, the S-shaped footbridge across the River Aire creates a catalyst for regeneration of the waterfront. 131 metres long and 4 metres wide, the scheme also accommodates seating, making the bridge a unique civic space as well as a walkway