Chertsey Bridge (Motorway)

M3, Spelthorne KT16 8JY, United Kingdom (M3)
Chertsey Bridge (Motorway) is a minor waterways place on the River Thames (below Oxford) between Runnymede Motorway Bridge (Alongside is the Lutyens bridge carrying the A30 Staines By-pass.) (4 miles and 2½ furlongs and 1 lock to the northwest) and Thames - Wey Junction (Junction of the River Thames and the River Wey. Weybridge town centre nearby.) (2 miles and 2¼ furlongs and 2 locks to the east).
The nearest place in the direction of Runnymede Motorway Bridge is Intake Channel to the Queen Mary Reservoir (No Access); 1 mile and 3¼ furlongs away.
The nearest place in the direction of Thames - Wey Junction is Chertsey Lock Weir Entrance (Channel leading to the Weir - No Access); ¾ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

There is a bridge here which takes a motorway over the canal.

BW boat Sagitta goes under the M3 bridge
Copyright: Michael Askin
Taken: 21 August 2006

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Chertsey Bridge is a road bridge across the River Thames in England, connecting Chertsey to low-lying riverside meadows in Laleham, Surrey. It is situated 550 yards (500 m) downstream from the M3 motorway bridge over the Thames and is close to Chertsey Lock on the reach above Shepperton Lock.The bridge is a seven-arch tied arch white stone bridge built 1783–85 and is a Grade II* listed building. It has a weight restriction of 18 tonnes for LGVs.

The first bridge on the site was built some time after 1299 as in that year the king and his family were carried over the river by a ferry-woman called Sibille. The first reference to a bridge at Chertsey is in 1530, then a "goodly Bridg of Timber newly repaird. By 1580 it was dilapidated and the Crown, who had acquired responsibility from Chertsey Abbey, was trying to find someone on whom they could pin the bill for repairs. The documents record the dimensions as "210 feet in length and 15 feet in breadth". In 1632 the bridge, which was slanted upwards from Middlesex to Surrey, was described as like the work of a left-handed man. The slant was more annoying to navigation and passage was reported in 1774 to be very inconvenient and dangerous.

The present stone bridge was first considered in 1780 and replacement of the old one began in 1783. There were 184 piles for the old bridge, which were cut off six feet below high-water mark, and the materials of the old bridge fetched £120 at auction in August 1784. The architect of the new bridge was James Paine and the surveyor was Kenton Couse. It was built at a cost of £6813 4s 11d. In an early example of contract dispute, the contractor built the number of arches specified, but as they did not reach the shore, the counties had to pay, at extra expense, for linking the bridge to the banks.

On the Middlesex bank, cows graze downstream in Dumsey Meadow, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, and upstream is Laleham Park. On the Surrey bank are the outskirts of Chertsey with Abbey Chase house on the river bank. At the south east end of the bridge is a late-19th-century square cast-iron coal-tax post with cornice and capping, and the City of London shield on one face. It is grade II listed.

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[Chertsey] [M3 Chertsey Bridge] [Chertsey Lock] [Chertsey branch line] [Abbey River] [M4 Thames Bridge] [M25 Runnymede Bridge] [Kenton Couse] [Shepperton]
Information retrieved Saturday 6 July 2019 at 12:41
Catholic Church
Outdoor Equipment Store
  • Snow+Rock Chertsey (Sports & Recreation)
    99 Fordwater Road, Chertsey, KT168 — 1215 yards to the southwest.
  • The Boat House (Pub)
    Bridge Road, Chertsey, KT16 8JZ — 609 yards to the south.
British Restaurant
  • The Kingfisher (Bar)
    Chertsey Bridge Rd, Chertsey, KT16 8LF — 615 yards to the south.
Pizza Place
  • Pizza Express
    3 London Street, Chertsey, KT16 8AP — 1293 yards to the west.
Coffee Shop
  • Costa Coffee
    Unit 12, Chertsey, KT16 9AG — 1357 yards to the west.
  • Costa Coffee
    Compass House, Chertsey, KT16 9BQ — 1343 yards to the west.
  • Laleham Park (Landmark & Historical Place)
    Thames Side, Staines, TW18 1 — 644 yards to the north.
Indian Restaurant
Agricultural Cooperative
  • The Chertsey Show (Event, Equestrian Center)
    Show Ground, Mead Lane, Chertsey, KT16 8LN — 1068 yards to the south.
  • The Abbey Tattoo
    8 Windsor Street, Chertsey, KT16 8AS — 1324 yards to the west.
  • The Crown Pub (Restaurant)
    7 London St, Chertsey, KT16 8 — 1255 yards to the west.
  • Prince Regent
    126 Guildford Street, Chertsey, KT169 — 1328 yards to the west.
Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue
Boat Service
Elementary School
Beauty, Cosmetic & Personal Care
Landmark & Historical Place
  • Chertsey Lock (River, Sports & Recreation)
    Chertsey, KT16 8 — 399 yards to the south.
  • Chertsey Abbey
    Chertsey — 1262 yards to the west.
Parking Garage Lot
Local Business
Family Medicine Practice
  • Bridge Practice
    The Bridge Practice Health Centre Stepgates, Chertsey Health Centre, Chertsey, KT16 8HZ — 1038 yards to the southwest.
  • Chertsey Bridge (Landmark & Historical Place)
    Chertsey, KT16 8 — 629 yards to the south.
Airport Shuttle Service
Convenience Store
  • Sainsbury's
    1 The Sainsbury Centre, Guildford Street, Chertsey, KT16 9AG — 1311 yards to the west.
Sports Club
  • Surrey Canoe Club (Sports & Fitness Instruction, Nonprofit Organization)
    Thameside Laleham, Staines, TW18 1SS — 71 yards to the northeast.
  • Abbey Rangers F.C. (Sports Team, Landmark & Historical Place)
    Chertsey — 1463 yards to the south.
  • RiverBourne Club (Beauty, Cosmetic & Personal Care)
    Heriot Rd, Chertsey, KT16 9DR — 1557 yards to the west.
  • Littleton Sailing Club (Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue)
    Littleton Lane, Shepperton, TW17 0 — 884 yards to the east.
Information retrieved Saturday 6 July 2019 at 22:46