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This bridge is a feat of engineering, it is supposed to celebrate the chartist uprising, to walk... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Hilda W
A stunning new bridge making the link to Tredegar faster

A well-designed bridge with a bronze statue made of bolts (I think) on one side of the bridge makes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Blackwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A well-designed bridge with a bronze statue made of bolts (I think) on one side of the bridge makes it well worth visiting even if it takes you slightly out of your way.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris_Nial67
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

See above Since this abhorrence was opened Many poor souls have chosen to end their suffering at this supposed celebrated landmark "Well done CCBC. For reducing the amount of depressed people in the locality And it's also a handy Road to oakdale

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark A
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The good point of this bridge it as good views, the bad points I’ve lost count how many people have taken their lives on this bridge. This bridge needs a higher fence to stop more lives being lost . A bigger fence is more important...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Excellent Chartist Monument on the west side roundabout. Other than that its just a bridge. Decent views up and down the Valley from the bridge.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DuncanJ85
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great bridge with iconic statue of Chartist remembering Blackwoods part in the history of the Chartist movement

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank terrywinters
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Brilliant statue of a charity and a superb piece of engineering for this local landmark. Well worth a look.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ian James R
Reviewed February 24, 2018

This is an impressive construction but how stupid to put such an imposing thing over such a little river and a relatively shallow valley. I think the engineer wanted to make his mark, or perhaps it was just a mistake. It dominates the landscape and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Patricia W
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Really good for tourists such as my sister-in-law she really enjoyed seeing the bridge and the statue of the chartist at the end, highly recommend for tourists or people who just generally like bridges or architecture.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank milie1636
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This bridge is a feat of engineering, it is supposed to celebrate the chartist uprising, to walk along the bridge and look down is immense, something not to miss in Blackwood

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Hilda W
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This bridge is a master piece, really breathtaking. Simple clean modern suspension bridge which I had to drive over several times to fully appreciate it. Ill walk next time. Really worth a look

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Simon633
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