Tyne and Wear HER(12099): North Shields, Borough Road, footbridge - Details
North Shields, Borough Road, footbridge
Pedestrian Transport Site
Iron footbridge (1936) connecting ropery banks to a cycle route. On substantial sandstone abutments. This bridge replaced a timber footbridge which was built in 1839. The current steel structure utilises the masonry piers and abutments constructed as part of the earlier bridge structure.
FISHcast, sub-group of FISH (Folk Interested in Shields Harbour), 2007, North Shields - The New Quay and The Fish Quay Conservation Areas - FISHcast Community Character Statement; North Tyneside Council and Nexus, 2010, North Shields Heritage Trail, board 3 'A nest of vice'; Townscape, 2018, Borough Road Footbridge, North Shields - Heritage Statement