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BRIDGE ON TYNE OPENING

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Wilkinson Eyre's eye-catching Millennium Bridge in Gateshead is set to open to the public next month.

The £22 million bridge, designed with consulting engineer Gifford and Partners, will open on 17 September. The scheme for pedestrians and cyclists promises to offer a spectacle when it opens to allow shipping to pass below, with its innovative rotational movement resembling a closed eyelid slowly opening.

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