HC Deb 22 July 1971 vol 821 c346W
Mr. Spearing

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what standard designs for pedestrian overbridges he possesses which can be adapted to many locations ; and what units of such designs recommended by him for their aesthetic acceptability are held in stock.

Mr. Graham Page

The following firms have standard designs of footbridge approved by my Department and by the Council of Industrial Design.

Firm Span range of Product
Finch Engineering Ltd 24ft. to 90ft.
I. G. Engineering Ltd 30ft. to 120ft.
Sherbourne Engineering Ltd. 35ft. to 60ft.
Stewarts and Lloyds 20ft. to 60ft.
South Coast Welders 40ft. to 80ft.
Concrete Utilities Ltd 40ft. to 92.5ft.
Butterley Engineering Co. Ltd. 60ft. to 140ft.

In addition my Department has prepared standard designs for the span range between 45 ft. and 80 ft.

More detailed information is given in the Council of Industrial Design Index of Street Furniture.

My Department does not hold stocks of these footbridges.