St Philip’s Bridge


Esme
It was known as hap’penny bridge.

Peter
Because you had to pay a toll to go over it in the 19th century.

Esme
It had a tramway depot right next to it. That night was the end of the trams in Bristol. The cables were really badly damaged.

Tony
There was a power station right next to it. All the trams were operated from there.

See St Philip’s Bridge on the walking trail