Pooley ‘New’ Bridge
On Friday 23 October, Pooley ‘New’ Bridge opened to vehicles and pedestrians, nearly five years to the day since the old, stone bridge fell in the wake of Storm Desmond. And the first to cross it? A flock of sheep driven by local farming family, the Coulstons, over the bridge to pastures new – something that has been impossible for over a year…
Your Pooley ‘New’ Bridge – Book of Memories!
We’ve been so moved by all the stories behind why over 300 people wanted to purchase a paver to mark personal memories of Pooley Bridge, we’ve pulled all those stories together along with a brief history of the bridge at Pooley into a beautiful book – The Pooley ‘New’ Bridge Book of Memories. It’s available to order now for delivery or collection before Christmas.
Click here to order yours!
Pooley ‘New’ Bridge Loyalty Lottery
Update: October 2020
First of all, thank you so much to all of you who have supported Pooley Bridge businesses while Pooley ‘New’ Bridge has been under construction. We held the final Loyalty Lottery Draw along with the Golden Ticket draw on Fri 23 October. This marks the end of the scheme as the bridge is now open.
Once again thank you for your support during these strange and changeable times and Good Luck!