TWO historic swing bridges in Leith are reportedly at the centre of an appeal to be refurbished.
Writes The Herald newspaper’s Alistair Grant, the Victoria Swing Bridge and a nearby second bridge “have been neglected and left to deteriorate in recent years, sparking local anger”.
In March, they were the subject of a ‘field visit’ after which they were placed on a ‘buildings at risk’ register operated by the Scottish Government agency, Historic Environment Scotland – here.
Grant quotes concerns raised by a local campaigning group, Save our Shore (SOS) Leith, plus a spokesperson from owners, Forth Ports, seeking to re-assure that steps are underway to protect the structures.
Read more, here, on The Herald website.