Bridges over the River Tyne~ finale

Part 1 HERE. Part 2 HERE. Part 3 HERE & 4 HERE  Some more pictures of the Market on the quayside by the Bridges Flower stall Hearts of gold coming or going beads Loved the mirrors this guy was making lovely little details Biker boys View of 5 of the bridges taken on the millennium bridge So that’s the lot, new report next time 🙂 stay tooned!

Bridges Over the River Tyne~ Part 4

Part 1 HERE. Part 2 HERE. Part 3 HERE After crossing back to the Newcastle side of the swing bridge, we walked down to the millennium bridge.  A Sunday Market is held on the quayside every week we were of course distracted by all the wares and people, so took our time and took some photo’s. I think Gypsy Rose Lee had a very large family 😉 I have no idea where the horse was! Theres always a busker~this chap had a really nice voice Some interesting food stalls Some traditional Geordie bangers Pease pudding is a thing up here…

Bridges Over the River Tyne ~ Part 3

Part 1 HERE.   Part 2 HERE After we got to the end of the High Level Bridge it was time to go to lunch, and we found a fab little cafe called Long Play Cafe, as well as serving great food and coffee, they have a record deck and loads of music on vinyl which you can play if your sitting next to the deck After lunch we walked to the Swing Bridge and went across it and back again. The hydraulic power still used to move the bridge is today derived from electrically driven pumps. These feed a…

Bridges Over the River Tyne~part 2

Part 1 HERE After crossing to the Gateshead side of the Tyne Bridge we walked down to get on to the High Level Bridge, along the way stopping to take some photo’s of ‘the sights’ 🙂 The Central is a four-storey, wedge-shaped, mid-Victorian building, designed in 1856 by local architect M Thompson. It was built as commercial premises for Alderman Potts, a wine merchant; it became a hotel around 1890 then was refitted in the early 1900s. Various alterations were made to the pub in the 1950s and again in the 1980s, mostly of an unsympathetic and almost crude nature, but…

Fraggle Report~ Bridges over the River Tyne~ February 2017~part 1

Sophie and I have started going out again for photo shoots now that winter is (supposedly) behind us, and in February Sophie wanted to ‘do’ the bridges over the Tyne. The weather was cool but with blue skies so off we went. History Bit The Tyne Bridge is a through arch bridge over the River Tyne in North East England, linking Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead. It was designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson, comparably to their Sydney Harbour Bridge version.These bridges derived their design from the Hell Gate Bridge in New York City. The bridge was completed on 25…

Day 365~366

Tonight Phil came with me to photograph the bridges over the Tyne. I’ve seen loads from other people, and it probably doesn’t look any different to those, but this is mine and I’m chuffed it turned out so well.   I took a few others so here are they, The millennium bridge and The Baltic   The millennium bridge and The Sage   The Sage and my shot of the day.. ta da!