"Swing Bridge" Swing Bridge Tip by clairegeordio

Swing Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne: 7 reviews and 14 photos


This bridge was completed in 1876 and can rotate 180 degrees by hydraulic power to allow boats to pass. In it's usual, closed state it allows for traffic to travel between Gateshead and Newcastle.

Address: The Tyne
Directions: Low level bridge linking Newcastle and Gateshead, near the foot of the Side

Review Helpfulness: 3 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 12, 2007
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