Heritage Locations

Acton Swing Bridge


Acton Swing Bridge (A Williams)

The first floating swing bridge in Britain

Anderton Boat Lift.


Anderton Boat Lift - Upper entrance

Innovative boat lift, the sole operational lift in England

Bank Quay Transporter Bridge, Warrington


Warrington Transporter Bridge - Viewed from the Trans-Pennine Trail

Large structural steel transporter bridge across the River Mersey - the world's only remaining RAIL transporter bridge, having been used to carry wagons of cement from the works to the main line.

Chester Station


Chester Station (H Pulling)

Large Italianate station that served three railway companies

Dee Bridge, Chester



The original bridge was built in 1846 by Robert Stephenson and collapsed six months later. The subsequent enquiry absolved Stephenson but led to concern about the use of cast iron.