Friday, May 23, 2014
New Cross Gate Temporary Bridge - one day we will miss it
Yes it was a pain at first having to walk the wrong way up the platform and over the rickety temporary bridge to get out of New Cross Gate station, but haven't we grown to love this scaffolding masterpiece, first installed last September?
One day we will miss its sounds of rattling metal and footsteps, and its fine views...
...including a view of the space next door where the materials for the new walkway and stairs are being stored and assembled, part of the 'Access for All' programme which will also include three lifts at the station.
The new structure is already taking shape...
Here's a section being lifted into place by crane last weekend:
Another section was delivered yesterday, temporarily blocking New Cross Road:
(I took all the above photos, except bottom one by James Holland)