Fly-by video of Lucy’s Mill Bridge upgrade design Created by Trevor Edwards and the team at Hawkes Edwards, Stratford based Conservation Architects and Roger Clay of Avon Navigation, and Mike Sheard, a Project Manager. Thank you also to all the volunteers who collected data for the project.
IMPROVING ACCESSIBILITY TO LUCY’S MILL BRIDGE Stratford upon Avon Presentation Binder June 2018 Lucy’s Mill Bridge Technical status report, May 2018. This report is written to record progress to date in the matter of the provision of DDA compliant access ramps to the existing Lucy’s Mill Bridge.
History The first footbridge on this site was built in 1590 and was paid for by voluntary contributions. The bridge was apparently a wooden structure of seven arches carried on six large stone piers. In 1618 the Corporation adopted the bridge and undertook to keep it in good repair on account of its frequent use […]
100? (definitely no) – 500? (still a no) – 1000? (still no) – 2000? (we don’t know if this is accurate – so still no) – 5000? (this figure can’t be justified – so no) – the answer is … No??
How many Stratford and District Residents (and Visitors) – does it take saying ‘We cannot cross Lucy’s Mill Bridge’ for a decision to be made about making it accessible to everyone?
In this post, you’ll find three letters, two from Warwickshire County Council and one reply from us, the Friends of Lucy’s Mill Bridge. These letters may give you an idea about why that question hasn’t been answered (yet) or what the costs could be if some ‘dream plans’ were to come to fruition.
The Friends of Lucy’s Mill Bridge haven’t published anything for several months. We apologise if you were waiting for news but we’ve been waiting for responses to the work that we’ve done. (With SO much help from all sorts of people – from residents through to local councillors – we thank you all!)
Making a decision about Lucy’s Mill Bridge – Here is ALL the evidence (LOTS OF IT NEW) – what do you think?
It’s a wonderful week here in Stratford. The River Festival will bring many many visitors to our town. We have a riverside walk that is so beautiful, a walk that goes down to Holy Trinity and then a few metres later takes people into the basin below the weirs and to Lucy’s Mill Bridge. Just now, these views are spectacular. The river is has many reed beds, and our swans, ducks and coots sail between them whilst people watch from the riverbank … and the bridge. Read more →