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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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Mawsey wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 12:58

Also if I am not mistaken, they can't extend the Stadium of Light without this footbridge.
This is true.


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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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Mawsey wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 12:58
Gambling Man wrote:
02 Apr 2020, 23:47
These plans were out 20 years ago.
Yes and I remember it was only about 6 million quid.
Also if I am not mistaken, they can't extend the Stadium of Light without this footbridge.
Not that we are in any way in a position to do that!
Really? 🤔



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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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thingamajig wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 16:29
Mawsey wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 12:58

Also if I am not mistaken, they can't extend the Stadium of Light without this footbridge.
This is true.
Maybe Donald could pay for it. 😁



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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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I concur.
They cannot extend the SoL until a footbridge is built, this was set in concrete some time ago.
Of course, those in power can change their minds and do U-turns when it's convenient for them.



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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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Gibsy wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 16:47

Of course, those in power can change their minds and do U-turns when it's convenient for them.
They can but I doubt they will for this project because of the crowds over the Monkwearmouth Bridge.



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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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Bus Driver wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 16:50
Gibsy wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 16:47

Of course, those in power can change their minds and do U-turns when it's convenient for them.
They can but I doubt they will for this project because of the crowds over the Monkwearmouth Bridge.
Won't see these crowds again until there's a cure..

Be good to still see the bridge being built



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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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Bus Driver wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 16:50

They can but I doubt they will for this project because of the crowds over the Monkwearmouth Bridge.
Maybe off topic slightly but is this the correct title of that bridge?
Being from Southwick we would just call it the town bridge or when we were younger the green bridge.


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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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thingamajig wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 17:03

Maybe off topic slightly but is this the correct title of that bridge?
Good question to remind us all on :lol:
According to Wikipedia it is called the Wearmouth Bridge but was preceded by the Monkwearmouth Bridge (presumably a change of name after a facelift with the arch? )

Interestingly enough though, the railway bridge has this information on Wikipedia - Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge (officially Monkwearmouth Bridge, also called Wearmouth Railway Bridge or Sunderland Railway Bridge).

Sorry but I am still confused :lol:



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Re: New footbridge over the River Wear to the Stadium of Light

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Sunderland Nut wrote:
04 Apr 2020, 15:54
thingamajig wrote:
03 Apr 2020, 17:03

Maybe off topic slightly but is this the correct title of that bridge?
Good question to remind us all on :lol:
According to Wikipedia it is called the Wearmouth Bridge but was preceded by the Monkwearmouth Bridge (presumably a change of name after a facelift with the arch? )

Interestingly enough though, the railway bridge has this information on Wikipedia - Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge (officially Monkwearmouth Bridge, also called Wearmouth Railway Bridge or Sunderland Railway Bridge).

Sorry but I am still confused :lol:
It was rebuilt at one stage, wasn't it?



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