NZ3657 : Slipway into the River Wear near Sunderland

taken 10 months ago, near to South Hylton, Sunderland, Great Britain

Slipway into the River Wear near Sunderland
Slipway into the River Wear near Sunderland
A slipway into the River Wear near Sunderland. In the background is the Northern Spire river crossing.

This image was taken when the tide was low, exposing mudflats.
Northern Spire :: NZ3658
The Northern Spire is a road bridge across the River Wear in Sunderland. As well as lanes for traffic, the Northern Spire also has paths for pedestrians and cyclists.

The bridge is a two-span cable-stayed structure supported by a central A-frame. Construction began in 2015 and the bridge opened in August 2018.

More information about the Northern Spire can be found on Sunderland City Council's website: LinkExternal link
River Wear
The River Wear flows generally eastward from its source in the Northern Pennines to its mouth at Sunderland. It is 60 miles long. Major settlements on the river are Durham and Sunderland.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Saturday, 3 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
River (from Tags)
Wear  River Wear 
Place (from Tags)
County (from Tags)
Tyne & Wear 
Near (from Tags)
Sunderland  South Hylton 
Bridge (from Tags)
Northern Spire 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 360 575 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:54.6874N 1:26.3814W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 360 575
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Slipway  Mudflats  Tidal Mudflats  Low Tide  Tidal River  Northern Spire 

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