All about the Friends of Lucy’s Mill Bridge

History of the bridge

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 (.. read more)

Cause for concern

The only access to the current bridge is by way of steep, narrow steps at either end which regularly cause potentially dangerous conflicts when users travelling in opposite directions attempt to pass each other on the steps. more

Formation and Objects of Friends of Lucy’s Mill Bridge

A group of individuals has come together to form the Friends of Lucy’s Mill Bridge (FoLMB) to establish the feasibility of upgrading or rebuilding the existing footbridge more

Status of Friends of Lucy’s Mill Bridge

An initial working group has established the boundaries of the land around the bridge that is currently owned by the local authorities.The working group held an open meeting at the Town Hall on Wednesday 6 th November 2013 more

Activities and Events

Information on past and future activities more

Available documents

Initial report prepared by Sustrans and other reports more

Image gallery

A selection of images and diagrams more

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