The bridge was designed with a single span brick arch and featured stone abutments and a cast iron balustrade. It was completed in November 1883 and formally opened on 11 December.
Looking east down Armagh Street from Armagh bridge.
Flower beds and blossom on trees in Victoria Square taken along Armagh Street looking towards the Armagh Street bridge across the Avon River.
View of the Avon River towards the Armagh Street bridge with Victoria Square to the left. Taken from the Victoria Street bridge.
View of a woman seated on the bank of the Avon River next to the Armagh Street bridge with Armagh Street in the background and Victoria Square to the left.
Photographer's note: A kid waits under shelter for parent to pick him up after practice, Armagh Street Bridge.
View of ChristChurch Cathedral and Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre, as seen from Armagh Street Bridge.
Armagh Street, looking east, from the bridge.
Temporary fencing on Armagh Street west of the intersection with Colombo Street.
View of the banks of Ōtākaro-Avon River in Victoria Square and the court buildings as seen from Victoria Street bridge.
View of Cathedral Square from Armagh Street bridge.
Looking south from the Armagh Street bridge.
Soldiers with an NZLAV at the bridge entering Hagley Park off Park Terrace.