Paddington's Fan-tastic Bridge on test

dscf0065 - Paddington's Fan-tastic Bridge on test

The Fan Bridge at Paddington Basin was on test late afternoon/early evening today (28th July) and could be seen raised to the fullest extent.

The Fan Bridge from the north side of the basin

The Fan Bridge from the north side of the basin


The Fan Bridge from the south side

The Fan Bridge from the south side


Here’s an article from the Daily Telegraph discussing the proposed bridge a couple of months ago.
The Fan bridge will operate on Fridays only at the same time as the nearby rolling bridge.
Sadly these bridges will never see boats pass underneath as the structures are nothing more than a glorified folly (like the rest of the new developments around Paddington Basin – a modern carbuncle in the making!)

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