Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 143,770 pages of information and 230,103 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Sutton Weaver, near Frodsham, Cheshire
Carries the A56 over the River Weaver.
Two-thirds of the weight of the steelwork is accommodated by a float, leaving the remainder to be supported by 114 rollers.
The bridge is turned by an electric motor acting on a wire rope. The rope can be seen in photos 2 & 3.
The bridge recently underwent major refurbishment, completed in 2014.