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Bridge Owners' Forum

Terms of Reference

The following terms of reference were agreed unanimously at BOF27 and submitted to the UK Bridges Board for consideration:

  1. Promote co-operation, collaboration and partnership amongst bridge owners
  2. Identify technical and research needs/priorities to promote good practice in the management of the bridge infrastructure
  3. Disseminate information
  4. Recommend research priorities avoiding duplication
  5. Provide technical advice/support to the UK Bridges Board and bridge engineers on issues affecting the bridge infrastructure


Meetings of the Owners Forum take place three times a year.

Meetings are usually held in Cambridge at King's College, but occasionally take place at venues provided by member organisations.

[PDF]  Report No.6 to the Bridges Board on the activities of the Bridge Owners Forum (BOF) for 2008/09
Campbell Middleton (PDF File 137KB)
[PDF]  Summary of Bridge Research BOF17-26
Paul Fidler (PDF File 183KB)

Participating Organisations

Many of these organisations are also represented on the UK Roads Liaison Group Bridges Board.

Minutes of Bridges Board meetings are available.