Civil Engineers' Club Walk

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03 March 2018 10:00 - 15:00
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PLEASE NOTE - DUE TO THE ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS THIS WALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 21st APRIL

Meet at Rochester railway station at 10.00 am for a 10.10 am start to the walk. (trains from London and Ashford arrive  before 10.05 am). Parking is available at the station or opposite in Crow Lane.

The distance of the walk is just under 6 miles.

The walk will start at Rochester railway station, newly opened in December 2015. We will look at the bridges across the river Medway which has been a strategic crossing point since Roman times. The A2 road bridges and the service bridge beneath are all maintained by the Rochester Bridge Trust and, after lunch, there will be an opportunity to visit the Bridge Trust exhibition in the  newly restored crypt (in itself and impressive project) inside the Cathedral.

Route: Rochester High Street, old and new Rochester Bridges, Strood Community Trail up to the M2 road  bridge and walk back into Rochester
Although predominantly through an urban area on tarmacked pathways, there are several stretches of public footpaths that may be soft underfoot (especially in wet weather), so appropriate footwear is advisable. There is one stile and two ladder stiles to cross over a small stretch of farmland.

Lunch: Rochester High Street. There are plenty of places to eat in the High Street; from restaurants to pubs and cafes.

Please contact Tony Barber via the "Send a message" link at the bottom of the web page if you wish to join the walk and to request further information regarding contacts on the day and information about the Rochester Bridge Trust.

Walkers are reminded that they walk at their own risk

Address

Rochester railway station
86, Corporation Street
Rochester
ME1 1NH
United Kingdom

Contact Details

Tony Barber

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