Picture: Goodbye to Leith Street’s bendy bridge

St James Centre Demolition, Construction, Leith Street Bridge Removal. Picture: Ian Georgeson
St James Centre Demolition, Construction, Leith Street Bridge Removal. Picture: Ian Georgeson
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Leith Street’s curvy footbridge has been dismantled.

Hacked into pieces as part of the ongoing St James revamp. City of Edinburgh Council say the bridge’s removal is essential as they seek to increase pavement space on Leith Street and to implement a new two-way cycle lane.

The bridge has been removed to increase pavement space on Leith Street. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

The bridge has been removed to increase pavement space on Leith Street. Picture: Ian Georgeson.