Design of a Replacement Fibre-reinforced Polymer Footbridge

Nuti E., Fleischmann-Allen S., Chambers M.

10th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE), İstanbul, Turkey, 8 - 10 December 2021, vol.198, pp.646-656 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 198
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/978-3-030-88166-5_56
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.646-656
  • Keywords: Fibre-reinforced polymer, FRP, Footbridge, Design, Robustness, Lightweight, Buffeting, Sustainability
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


Saxe Street footbridge is a new glass Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) footbridge designed by WSP on behalf of Balfour Beatty on a Design & Build contract with Network Rail. The new FRP footbridge replaces a wrought iron iron footbridge built in 1884 that was suffering from extensive corrosion.