The Valley Bridge Negligence Saga a report, by NICK HENDERSON, on the twenty-year saga of the negligence of Scarborough's iconic gateway - Valley Bridge - and the dearth of information that would provide some accountability for that negligence. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ On 24th September 2013, I travelled to County Hall, to meet with David BOWE and Richard FLINTON. [...]
Valley Bridge, Scarborough – still raining metal an update on the never-ending Valley Bridge negligence saga, by John Henderson Some of our readers might remember our report on the issues of Valley Bridge, and the lack of repairs. Recently, the Scarborough News published a story about a man in Scarborough who found quite a large piece [...]
Here is an update to the recent "A Bridge Too Far-gone" article documenting the astonishing lack of maintenance to Scarborough's iconic Valley Bridge, which spans the Valley crossing the main route into Scarborough from points south. Readers who missed that story can go directly to it through this link: http://www.real-whitby.co.uk/a-bridge-too-far-gone Yorkshire Coast Radio bulletin here: http://www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/859455/scarborough-mp-calls-for-urgent-survey-of-bridge/+ [...]
The bridge is an historic structure, built originally in 1865, and widened in 1928, it has become an iconic part of the town and is a vital link for the town from the South.