Last time it was opened 1974.

By John Hills

Photo:Last time bridge was opened

Last time bridge was opened

Courtsey of Jenny White.

Last ever opening in 1974 of the swing bridge after 100 years of service.


Photo:Waiting to be removed

Waiting to be removed

Courtsey of Jenny White.

Waiting for the demolition crew to remove the old swing bridge.

This page was added by John Hills on 02/12/2017.
Comments about this page

My husband Patrick Nolan was one of the men who opened the bridge for the last time in 1974 and I stood on the bridge with our daughter Paula who was aged 2.

By Marilyn Nolan
On 27/12/2019

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