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It has been confirmed that the footbridge crossing the Grand Union Canal at Transport Avenue near Boston Manor Park is to be reopened later this year.

Last year inspectors found that the existing wooden structure was rotting and order that it be closed saying it was unsafe for public use.

Since the closure, Hounslow Council says that its officers have been working with Hounslow Highways and the Canal and River Trust on the way forward for the water crossing. Now, designs have been proposed for a replacement span of the bridge.

A new metal span is planned which will be flatter than the wooden one. This will join the existing steps, which will also be repaired and will be in place later this year.

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April 8, 2022

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