12 week programme to give Wisbech bridge a ‘make over’ begins on Monday

21:56 24 July 2014

Freedom Bridge  planters. Wisbech

Freedom Bridge planters. Wisbech


Works are set to start on a 12 week scheme to paint and maintain the Freedom Bridge and Nene Quay retaining wall in Wisbech.

The scheme is due to start on Monday, July 28 and all works will be completed from within the River Nene side to reduce disruption to residents and businesses.

A small site welfare unit will be sited within Russell Street but positioned to ensure pedestrian access is maintained at all times.

Working times will be variable to coincide with fluctuating tides; however night works will not be allowed due to the noisy operations of preparing the sheet piles for painting.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Cambs Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Cambs Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Cambs Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:49

A man who assaulted a woman by patting her on the bottom in March on Sunday night is being hunted by police.

21 minutes ago

The Chatteris branch of the Royal British Legion is ready to launch its 2016 Poppy Appeal.

24 minutes ago

A car ended up in a ditch at notorious accident blackspot Branch Bank after a collision in Littleport this morning.

Yesterday, 17:46

A man, who was turned over to police after his wife found thousands of indecent photos of children on his lap top, has been spared jail.

Most read stories

Show Job Lists

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up