Whitney-on-Wye bridge
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Show Me The Money: Toll bridge tax haven gets new owners

A Herefordshire toll bridge that offers a tax-free income has been bought by two entrepreneurs.

The Whitney-on-Wye bridge was built in 1797 by an Act of Parliament that also exempts the toll income from tax.

The firm who sold the bridge estimated that the owner can expect to make £2,000-a-week from the 80p toll.

Catherine Burns reports.

  • 01 Feb 2012