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Poole Twin Sails Bridge Scheme Confirmed

Andrew Tait QC

On 10 August 2006, the Secretary of State for Transport confirmed the Poole Opening Bridges Transport and Works Act Order and granted the associated deemed planning permission. A new lifting bridge between Poole and Hamworthy, known as the Twin Sails bridge, is the centrepiece of the permitted scheme.

Andrew Tait QC appeared on behalf of the promoting authority, Poole Borough Council, at the Inquiry which was held in September and October 2005.