SK5737 : Wilford Suspension Bridge

taken 7 months ago, near to West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Wilford Suspension Bridge
Wilford Suspension Bridge
Foot & cycle bridge over the River Trent festooned with small padlocks where lovers fasten the lock to the bridge and drop the key in to the river to symbolise their eternal love.
Wilford Suspension Bridge
This was built in 1908 by Nottingham Corporation Water Department in the first instance to carry a water pipeline across the River Trent to Wilford Hill Reservoir, but the opportunity was taken to incorporate a pedestrian facility as well. The bridge still belongs to the water authority (in 2010 Severn Trent Water), and use by pedestrians and cyclists is still only permissive; it is not a right of way. It is Listed Grade II.
The following link shows the bridge during its period of closure and repair between 2008 and 2010, a project which cost 1.9m. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 5 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5797 3765 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.9878N 1:8.3396W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5794 3766
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Footbridge  National Cycle Route  Suspension Bridge  Grade II Listed 

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