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Bridge lifting

After the first bridge lifts, the second bridge will open as soon as possible.

The first bridge will open again, if required, for returning vessels.

Until further notice, the lifting schedule of Poole Bridge and Twin Sails will be as per the schedule below.

 Twin Sails

 5:30am

 Twin Sails

 6:30am

 Twin Sails

 7:30am

 Twin Sails

 8:30am*

 Twin Sails

 9:30am

 Twin Sails

 10:30am

 Twin Sails

 11:30am

 Twin Sails

 12:30pm

 Twin Sails

 1:30pm*

 Twin Sails

 2:30pm

 Poole Bridge

 3:30pm

 Poole Bridge

 4:30pm

 Poole Bridge

 5:30pm*

 Poole Bridge

 6:30pm

 Poole Bridge

 7:30pm 

 Poole Bridge

 8:30pm*

 Poole Bridge

 9:30pm

 Poole Bridge

 10:30pm

 Poole Bridge

 11:30pm


* Weekends and bank holidays only

* From 5:30am until 2:30pm, Twin Sails opens first and Poole Bridge opens immediately afterwards. From 3:30pm until 11:30pm, Poole Bridge opens first and Twin Sails opens immediately afterwards.

After the first bridge has lifted, the second bridge will open as soon as possible. The first bridge will open again, if required, for returning vessels.

The lifting sequence may not always commence with Twin Sails opening first nor Poole Bridge opening first.

Unscheduled lifts

When hourly lifts are scheduled, the only unscheduled lifts will be under the direction of the Harbour Master, or from commercial vessels longer than 40 metres.

To apply, download the the application form for an unscheduled bridge lift for a commercial vessel.

Mariners need to check the headroom displays at the bridge to judge if they can pass below without the bridge being lifted.

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