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River Avon Bridge Design

Stratford-upon-Avon Project, England: Warwickshire competition design by Ian Ritchie Architects, UK

post updated 2 May 2021 ; 27 Jul 2008

River Avon Footbridge

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River Avon Footbridge

River Avon Bridge proposal, Stratford-upon-Avon, central England

Design: Ian Ritchie Architects

Footbridge proposal:
River Avon bridge design by Ian Ritchie Architects

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Ian Ritchie Architects’ bridge proposal over the River Avon, in Stratford-upon-Avon, central England: abandoned in July 2008

The Stratford bridge was a competition winner but local opposition seems to have scuppered it, a bit like some other attempts at contemporary architecture in the UK – such as Zaha Hadid’s Cardiff Opera House, and almost the Holburne Museum of Art by Eric Parry.

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Ian Ritchie Architects, based in East London.

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, central England, UK

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Stratford-upon-Avon, England is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101 miles (163 km) north west of London, 22 miles (35 km) south east of Birmingham, and 8 miles (13 km) south west of Warwick.
The estimated population in 2011 was around 27,000.

In 1196 Stratford was granted a charter from King Richard I to hold a weekly market in the town, giving it its status as a market town.

The town is a popular tourist destination owing to its status as birthplace of English playwright and poet William Shakespeare, and receives approximately 2.5 million visitors a year.The Royal Shakespeare Company resides in Stratford’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

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