THE HIKEY BRIDGE

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    "The footbridge at Swalwell is known locally as the Hikey Bridge, probably because it moves or sways when someone crosses. It is sometimes called the Sands Bridge. It is a suspension bridge erected in 1902 by D Rowell of Willesden, London to provide access between the allotments which once existed on both sides of the river. Suspended on wire ropes slung from steel towers...."
  • Owner

    Bridges on the Tyne
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.bridgesonthetyne.co.uk/hikey.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month, 1 week ago
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