The Steelworks Bridge was a pedestrian footbridge which ran from Coronation Drive, in Seaton Carew, to Greatham Street on the Longhill Industrial Estate. The old bridge was demolished with the demise of the steelworls and replaced with a shorter, modern one which only crosses the railway line.
Taken in the mid 1980s, the image shows the Steelworks' Bridge on the left and trucks on the complex of train lines between the steelworks and Coronation Drive. Much of the North Works was demolished in 1977.More detail »
Taken in the mid 1980s, the bridge was finally demolished around 1991. It was for many years a bridge which went over the railway and through the heart of the Steel Works from Greatham Street to Coronation Drive and the seafront at Seaton.More detail »
Image shows the Steelworks' Bridge and the derelict offices in Mainsforth Terrace taken in the mid 1980s. The steps to the bridge are just out of sight on the left.
The photograph has been taken with the photographer standing just inside where the steelworks gate was located.
The derelict offices through the bridge where the offices of South Durham Steel Iron Co.More detail »