Stanhope Ford permanent closure recommended by inquiry

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    13 February 2012 "The permanent closure of Stanhope Ford in County Durham has been recommended following a public inquiry. The road crossing through the River Wear was closed by police under emergency powers in 2008 after stranded motorists had to be rescued. The inquiry concluded that public safety benefits of making an order to close the ford outweigh the objections which were raised....."
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 7 months ago
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