According to Eric Montague, in his book Mitcham Histories: 8 Phipps Bridge, page 12,
the present bridge, … dates to the mid-1950s and replaced a World War II ‘Bailey’ bridge
In May 2016, the bridge was closed for repairs, and a new bridge was opened in February 2017. See also report by the contractor involved in the restoration.
Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.