World first: Wedded at the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge

Today, Stephen Tierney and Claire Tullan from the UK became the first couple to officially tie the knot on the summit of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Dressed in BridgeClimb’s Bridge Suits, Stephen (27) and Claire (28) ascended to the top of Sydney's famous structure where they exchanged vows and weddings rings, 134 metres above Sydney’s harbour. BridgeClimb developed a tailored safety device to enable to couple to exchange rings safely.

Stephen and Claire flew from Glasgow, Scotland to make their dream of being married on Australia’s icon a reality.  “I have always dreamt of having my wedding on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The views from the summit of the bridge were unforgettable,” said Claire.

The groom’s sister, her boyfriend, and the groom’s cousin flew to Sydney to surprise the couple. “I couldn’t believe my sister, Maggie, was standing on the top of the bridge with her boyfriend and
my cousin, Elenor. Sharing this occasion with them has made today even more memorable for Claire and I,” said Stephen.

Stephe and Claire will continue to enjoy their honeymoon in Australia before returning to Scotland where they will celebrate their union with family and friends.

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