Monument repairs

essential repairs to the railway aqueduct on the Cromford Canal will be carried out by Derbyshire County Council.

The 163-year-old aqueduct, which is a scheduled monument, is thought to be the only surviving example of a suspension girder bridge left in the country. It carries the canal over the Derby-to-Matlock railway line. Repairs, and the building of a new towpath, start this month and are set to end in November.