TYNE PEDESTRIAN AND CYCLIST TUNNEL - List Entry

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    "....The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnels were constructed to provide access primarily for the large numbers of people who worked at the shipyards, lead and chemical works which lined the River Tyne; this industry was an integral part of the economic and social context in which Tyneside developed. An average of 17,000 people travelled through the tunnels each day to get to work, peaking at 20,000. The steady decline of industry, especially shipbuilding, greatly reduced the usage of the tunnels...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1380276
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 4 months ago
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