Contact and Education Centre

The Contact and Education Centre is a purpose-built facility serving as a focal point for community engagement and education during the building of the Queensferry Crossing.

Its main aims are to provide high-quality contact, outreach and education centre services to local residents and visitors while emphasising the FRC Project’s purpose, investment value and innovation in construction, as well as promoting the potential benefits a career in engineering can provide.

Situated in Queensferry on the Edinburgh side of the Forth Road Bridge, the Contact and Education Centre offers panoramic views of the existing road and rail bridges, and provides a perfect platform to view construction of the Queensferry Crossing.

Situated in Queensferry on the Edinburgh side of the Forth Road Bridge, the Contact and Education Centre offers panoramic views of the existing road and rail bridges, and provides a perfect platform to view the Queensferry Crossing.

The Forth Replacement Crossing (FRC) Contact and Education Centre is open to the public on Saturdays between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm.

The Contact and Education Centre hosts a range of events and activities including:

FRC Project Exhibition – Queensferry Crossing Construction

The FRC Project Exhibition is where members of the public can explore exhibition panels about the FRC Project, view detailed bridge models, meet members of the FRC Project team to learn about the construction of the Queensferry Crossing and enjoy spectacular views of the 3 Bridges and the Forth Estuary.

The FRC Project Exhibition is open to the public every Saturday from 10:00 until 16:00.

FRC Project Presentations – Queensferry Crossing Construction

The FRC Project team also takes group bookings from universities, colleges, professional organisations and community organisations interested in visiting for a presentation about the construction of the Queensferry Crossing.

A member of the FRC Project team provides a presentation followed by a Q&A usually lasting up to 1 hour.

Booking for groups is required.

FRC Schools Programme

Monday – Friday (August – June)

Would your pupils like to find out more about engineering, bridges and the construction of the Queensferry Crossing?

Our trained and knowledgeable staff can lead a range of visits in the stunning Exhibition Area which provides an excellent learning environment with detailed bridge models, exhibition panels about the FRC Project, audio visual resources, interactive learning challenges and spectacular panoramic views of the Forth Bridges, including views of the Queensferry Crossing under construction.

Primary School Programme (P3 – P7)

  • Bridges, Forth Bridges and Queensferry Crossing topics
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Challenges
  • Classroom lesson plans and resources available for distance learning
  • Teacher led sessions available

Secondary School Programme (S1 - S6)

  • Bridges, Forth Bridges and Queensferry Crossing topics
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Challenges
  • Project Exhibition Panels available for distance learning
  • Teacher led sessions available

*booking required: visits from 0930, 1000, 1230, 1300 (all 2.5 hours)

Contact us

To find out more about what's on offer at the Contact and Education Centre or to book a visit for your group to learn all about the Queensferry Crossing under construction, contact us via:

Email: frcenquiries@transport.gov.scot

Location

Forth Replacement Crossing Contact and Education Centre
Adjacent to Forth Road Bridge Administration Building
South Queensferry
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH30 9SF