The Cut – The New Course of the Avon from 1809 – Bedminster


The Cut – The New Course of the Avon from 1809

Cardiff Landing Stage 2018
The stumps in the foreground are what is left of Cardiff Landing Stage

The Cardiff Landing Stage is shown on a 1913 map of the docks on The Cut adjacent to Bathurst Basin. Packet boats operated regular services to Cardiff and Swansea from the Bathurst Basin until the 1930s. In the foreground of the picture above from 2018 the remains of the piles can be seen as rotten stumps.

Mouth of Malago River into The Cut
The River Malago enters The Cut opposite Bathurst Basin
River Malago Source Dundry Hill s
The Source of the River Malago on Dundry Hill

The Hidden Malago 2

First Bedminster Bridge from 1807 - Reece Winstone
The first Bedminster Bridge (Halfords Bridge) was rammed by the Fanny Chapman in 1860 and badly damaged. It also proved not strong enough for horse drawn trams and was rebuilt in 1980/1882.

T L Rowbothams Panorama showing Hills Bedmister Bridge – Anton Bantock – Malago Society

Bedminster Bridge C 1905 - R W
Bedminster Bridge C 1905 – Reece Winstone
Bedminster Bridge 1908
Bedminster Bridge (formerly Harfords Bridge) 1908
Bedminster Bridge 1960 - Reece Winston
Bedminster Bridge 1960 – Reece Winstone
Bedminster Bridge from West
Bedminster Bridge from the West
Langston Street Bridge 1958
Langston Street Bridge 1958
Langton Street (Banana) Bridge from West
Langston Street Bridge (The Banana Bridge) – Built 1883