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Heritage Open Days: Swing Bridge Tours

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Swing Bridge


Newcastle upon Tyne


United Kingdom

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A rare chance to see inside the iconic Swing Bridge as part of Heritage Open Days 2019.

Join the Blue Badge Guides and take a special tour of the Grade I listed Swing Bridge, which was built 1875-76 by W G Armstrong. See the fascinating pump and engine room operated by the Port of Tyne.

15 per tour max

Meet at the top of the stairs halfway along the Swing Bridge 15 mins prior to tour.

Tours last approx 45 minutes

No disabled access.
PLEASE NOTE Please be aware that this is an operational area. Not suitable for children under 12 years. Appropriate footwear required (no high heels). Only those with confirmed bookings and completed 'license to enter' forms will be allowed access. After booking the 'license to enter' forms will be emailed to you for you to complete prior to the event.

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