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Newhaven Swing Bridge Viewed from the bridge to Denton Island. The only major crossing point south of Lewes and the cause of many a long traffic tailback when opened. The original, manually operated, swing bridge was to the south and was replaced by this one in the mid 1970s.
Original B259 meeting the western half of the A259 in Newhaven
Evelyn Avenue Built in the first decade or so of the 20th century and runs between Lewes Road and Murray Avenue. For many years it was a rat run for drivers who wished to avoid the ring road until the entrance via Murray Avenue on Brighton Road was closed.
Photo showing Newhaven Swing Bridge, with the footings of the older bridge visible on the east bank downstream
Newhaven Swing Bridge Mechanism Stop Buffer
Newhaven Swing Bridge Information
Newhaven Swing Bridge
Newhaven Railway Flyover and Level Crossing
Cote D'Albatre reversing out of harbour at Newhaven