The Glebe Island bridge could provide a much needed pedestrian and cycle route between Annandale, Lilyfield, Rozelle, Balmain, Pyrmont, Ultimo and Sydney City, as does the Pyrmont bridge across Darling Harbour.

"Act No. 45, 1897. An Act to sanction the construction of a stone causeway, having a steel swing-pan in the centre, in substitution for the present bridge at Glebe Island. [10th December, 1897.]"...more

This was one of several bridges constructed to expand Sydney's Tram network in competition with steamers...more

The swing bridge is the second Glebe Island bridge, the first was constructed in 1857 to provide access to the Abbatoirs on Glebe Island was more

The Glebe Island bridge was closed to cars in 1995, when the 805 metre long concrete cable-stayed bridge ANZAC bridge was opened ...more

The Glebe Island Bridge was State Heritage Listed in November 2013...more

Glebe Society launches new Glebe Island Bridge Website...more

Keep Glebe Island [bridge] a BRIDGE NOT FAR callico bag by Merrick Fry