Hopes for new bridge visitors' centre
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Newport Transporter Bridge: Hopes for new visitor centre

There are hopes an £8m funding bid to improve Newport's Transporter Bridge could help double its annual visitor numbers.

Newport council has applied for Heritage Lottery funding for repairs, maintenance and a bigger visitor centre.

The charity that helps run it hopes it could lead to extended opening hours - attracting 40,000 visitors a year.

David Hando, chairman of The Friends of Newport Transporter Bridge, said he hoped visitor hours could also be extended

  • 09 Apr
  • From the section Wales
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