Gateshead Millennium Bridge-SOLD

£300.00

Image size: 254 x 355 mm

An acrylic painting on canvas of the Millennium Bridge viewed from the Tyne Bridge.

The Quayside has seen a few changes since I painted this scene looking into the early morning spring light.

Size 14″ x 10″

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Gateshead Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge Canvas Print | Prints of Newcastle – Alan Reed

Paintings of Newcastle include this Original Painting of Gateshead Millennium Bridge Newcastle, acrylic on Canvas. Choose from many different versions of the Millennium Bridge paintings  and other Newcastle prints which you can see in our Newcastle Art Collection. Quayside Morning Mist

Local Newcastle upon Tyne framed pictures of The Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Millennium Bridge for sale.

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An acrylic painting on canvas of the Millennium Bridge viewed from the Tyne Bridge.

The Quayside has seen a few changes since I painted this scene looking into the early morning spring light.

Gateshead Millennium Bridge facts

  • The Gateshead Millennium Bridge was featured on a first class stamp in 2000.
  • 36,000 people lined the banks of the River Tyne to watch the bridge tilt for the first time on 28 June 2001.
  • It Contains enough steel to make 64 double decker buses or 16 Chieftain tanks and cost £22m to build
  • Each opening and closing of Gateshead Millennium Bridge takes four and a half minutes.
  • The Millennium Bridge cleans up its own litter. Anything dropped on the deck automatically rolls into special traps at each end of the bridge each time it opens.
  • This Bridge can withstand a collision from a 4,000 tonne ship travelling at 4 knots.
  • It has concrete foundations stretching to 30 metres, anchoring it to the river bed.
  • Gateshead Millennium Bridge is powered by eight electric motors – enough power to run more than eight Ford Focus cars
  • The Bridge Sits on 19,000 tonnes of concrete and stretches 126 metres across the River Tyne.
  • The Millennium Bridge was lowered into place by Europe’s largest floating crane – Asian Hercules II.
  • The very top of the arch stands 50 metres above the River Tyne when in its normal state.
  • The Bridge is adjacent to the Baltic Square. An open-air performance space which has been host to a number of high profile events. Such as the first ever Top Of The Pops outdoor event in July 2004, Orange Evolution music festival 2005.
  • Gateshead Millennium Bridge has been featured in numerous television, film and media projects such. 55 Degrees North (BBC), the national football film GOAL! (GOAL Productions) and on the front cover of Bentley magazine
  • The Gateshead Millennium Bridge appeared on a pound coin from the Royal Mint in 2007, representing England

Additional information

Dimensions 355 × 254 cm

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