Bid now for a unique opportunity to raise Tower Bridge!
RI is delighted to offer an exceptional prize for our winner to raise the most famous Bridge in the world. You and up to five guests will be able enter the control cabin and raise Tower Bridge for a river vessel.
The winner will be in control of the full sequence required to raise the Bridge under the direction of a Bridge Technical Officer.
This includes pressing buttons to halt London traffic, releasing the Bridge’s multi-faceted locking system of pawls, nose bolts and resting blocks, and using the famous lever which powers the lifting of the mighty 1,100 tonne steel bascules in order to enable a vessel with a mast or superstructure taller than 30 feet in height access to or egress from the Upper Pool of London.
*Please note that river vessels are required to provide 24 hours notice to book a lift. This means that Bridge lifts will frequently appear in the schedule only a week or so before they are due to take place.
To win this great prize simply email David Head: firstname.lastname@example.org and the company/person with the highest bid at 12.00 noon tomorrow Friday 4th December will win the prize.*
* Reserve is £600, at £100 a person you can at least double that!