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The Portways Bridge.

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The Portways Bridge.

The Portways Bridge.

Joanne  Beavis By Joanne Beavis

The bridge is not part of the publically maintained highway. It was built 40 years ago and after completed the developer fell into bankruptcy. Now closed and hugely missed by Halstead residents.

Halstead Idea stage

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The Portways Bridge.

What we'll deliver:

  • Renovate and reopen Portways Bridge for the residents of Halstead.

Why it's a great idea:

The footbridge has been allowed to fall into disrepair. Local residents are calling for the Bridge to be reopened. The bridge is a very popular public footway for the people of Halstead providing a crucial link in the town centre.

Steps to get it done:

  • To find support for the project.

This project has caused local people to speak out strongly for the bridge to be repaired. It provides a vital local link for many residents in Halstead. The residents wish to see the bridge renovated and reopened. It is difficult to provide an accurate costs because options would need to be considered. The value to people in Halstead would be great because the renovation and reopen would provide a vital link in town across the river.

Location Halstead

About the space

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Braintree District Council

How will the money be spent?Total £110,664

Bridge - £100,000 (90%)
Other - £10,664 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

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  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT

Total £110,664

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