A Bridge Needing Repair?

30 December 2023

Millmead to Millbrook Pedestrian Bridge

Having been constructed in 1896 the pedestrian bridge crossing from beside the  Yvonne Arnaud Theatere to Millmead is showing signs of its age.  The Iron Strap Work on the bridge sides is rusting badly in places with some straps being broken entirely. 


The society will be raising this as an issue with whoever is responsible for the bridge.  As the saga of Tumbling Bay Weir 100m from the bridge shows finding ownership can be complex.   Although the damage at present is minor it is a early warning that the bridge needs to examined carefully to ensure it can provide a safe passage over the river Wey for the next hundred years.

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