Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside – Navigation Restrictions
A river closure will be in force between the Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the Swing bridge on Saturday 4th August 2012 from 21:15 – 22:30. The event scheduled to commence at 21:30 will involve low level pyrotechnics fired from Gateshead quayside and artists performance on two vessels between the Gateshead Millennium Bridge and the Swing bridge. Only vessels involved in the event will be allowed to approach the area, other vessels should keep well clear and be prepared to follow the reasonable instructions of the Port of Tyne Launch which will be present throughout the event and maintaining a listening watch on VHF Ch11 & 12. Further information may be obtained by contacting Tyne VTS on (0191) 257 2080.