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PostSubject: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:26 pm

Have just heard on the grape vine, that a bridge on the Thames has been badly damaged, and has to be re-placed, all I know is that it is a bridge in Surrey(ish), any one got idears
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Tue Jan 14, 2014 6:29 pm

No idea mate, not heard of any closures so could be a footbridge, such at the one at Teddington, Chinese bridge at Walton?
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Tue Jan 14, 2014 7:16 pm

Sonning bridge has been shut due to floods and Pangbourne  toll bridge is being taken down at the moment to be replaced maybe one of these and the rumour mill???
The Pangbourne/Whitchurch one is running overdue by weeks at the moment no doubt due to floods so mayber that is it
http://www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=1402634
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Wed Jan 15, 2014 2:15 pm

Hopefully it's not the new Walton bridge! Or Hampton court bridge!!
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:32 am

Talk on boating forum of Chertsey bridge reopening this morning then closing straight away due to possible structural damage namely a crack....anyone know anymore??
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:40 am

Sounds dodgy. Wonder if Keith knows anything about it? That's his manor afterall
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 12:20 pm

A big cruiser got wedged under it a week or so ago, so that could have caused the damage.
However the news article said it was checked by a structural engineer and given the all-clear, so can't see how it has become damaged since then, unless the engineer didn't do a very good job or damage only took hold afterwards, or possibly flood water damage has occurred since.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-20921023
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:04 pm

So any news on what bridge it is?
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:35 pm

Just seen clames chertsey bridge is hopefully opening by tonight on Facebook
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 4:49 pm

WILL go down to bridge tomorrow, and cheack on it, a boat got stuck under it last year, just wondering if that is same story,
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 5:18 pm

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2257646/Blundering-skipper-wedges-500-000-pleasure-cruiser-Chertsey-Bridge-Thames-misjudging-river-swollen.html

A year ago though as keith said,Don`t ride your bike over it crabster just in case it falls apart affraid 
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:29 pm

Doh! I didn't spot that it was Jan '13 and not '14  Embarassed 

Steve Appleford wrote:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2257646/Blundering-skipper-wedges-500-000-pleasure-cruiser-Chertsey-Bridge-Thames-misjudging-river-swollen.html

A year ago though as keith said,Don`t ride your bike over it crabster just in case it falls apart affraid 
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:54 pm

Robin Vernon wrote:
Doh! I didn't spot that it was Jan '13 and not '14  Embarassed 

Steve Appleford wrote:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2257646/Blundering-skipper-wedges-500-000-pleasure-cruiser-Chertsey-Bridge-Thames-misjudging-river-swollen.html

A year ago though as keith said,Don`t ride your bike over it crabster just in case it falls apart affraid 

Robin that is nothing compared to the mistake made by the guy helming that boat ,Still the mystery remains which bridge is it??
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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Thu Jan 16, 2014 9:04 pm


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PostSubject: Re: A BRIDGE ON THE THAMES   Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:46 pm

done a bit of digging, (for worms)  pirat , this bridge that has been damaged, is around dorking area, thats all me know
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