Western Road Bridge

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Western Road Bridge.
160408-094255 – SP 05095 88014 – BCN-SL 02.440

Western Road Bridge is typical of many around the Soho Loop. The red doors in the bridge parapet give access for the fire service to take water from the canal for fire fighting purposes. Birmingham is built on top of a hill so water pressure in the mains can be low and taking water from the canal helps. Many bridges around Birmingham have similar doors for this reason.

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