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Pero's Bridge, Bristol

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Pero's Bridge (grid reference ST585726) is a pedestrian bascule bridge that spans St Augustine's Reach in Bristol Harbour, Bristol, England. It links Queen Square and Millennium Square.
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  • This footbridge, which was opened in 1999, is named after a slave, Pero Jones, died 1798, who was the servant of a local merchant. The bridge is interesting in its design in that the 2...  more »
  • Pero's Bridge is an interesting modern bridge in the heart of Bristol's waterways. Good views both of the modern arty bridge and from the bridge itself down to the M-Shed.  more »
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  • As short footbridges go, this was pretty good. Couples have encrusted it with padlocks and it crosses scenic water in a lively part of town. It goes all the way from one side to the other and is solid underfoot with space for boats underneath, and these are all good qualities in a bridge.
  • I'm really sad that people have put padlocks all over the bridge. I know their significance but what can't the bridge just be a bridge and be appreciated for its interesting design?

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