Letters: Fourth on Forth

WE have the Forth Bridge; the Forth Road Bridge; and, of course, the Kincardine-on-Forth Bridge.

That adds up to three bridges, each a source of great pride. That being so, it seems natural to me that the new one should be named the Fourth Bridge, a description that encapsulates where it is and how it figures in the scheme of things!

George Cooper

Westgate

Leslie, Fife

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Hopefully it will be appropriate to call the new Forth crossing the Independence Bridge.

Patricia Macinnes

Ancaster Road

Callander, Perthshire

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In recognition of Queen Elizabeth’s diamond year it would be fitting and appropriate to name the new bridge in her name and as tribute to her faultless reign, and I would suggest Royal Diamond Bridge.

Dennis Grattan

Mugiemoss Road

Bucksburn, Aberdeen