Forth Road Bridge

The Forth Road Bridge turned 50 in 2014. To mark this historic occasion, the Forth Estuary Transport Authority (FETA) asked us to recreate the iconic structure in LEGO bricks.

Representing a 2.5Km long bridge in LEGO is no mean feat, especially when using minifigure scale (1:50)! To allow the public to get as close to the bridge as possible & see the detail, a single tower was designed showing the famous cruciform structures & specifics of the undercarriage. To accommodate the strict safety requirements for its display, a steelwork substructure was designed & manufactured by FETA, to ensure that it stays upright & static even if someone were to lean on it with their full weight! 

200Kg of steel and 10,000 LEGO bricks later - the model was put on display in the National Museum of Scotland as part of the Forth Bridges' Festival to an amazing reception.


Press coverage

STV - Forth RoadBridge created out of LEGO on display at National Museum
Edinburgh Reporter - five things you need to know today, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Spotlight - vine
Forth Bridges Forum - LEGO model Forth Road Bridge unveiled