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Recovery targets reached after 2009 floods

Cumbria's last major structure to be destroyed by the 2009 floods, is being re-opened. Camerton footbridge near Workington, was one of the 253 structures which were badly damaged across the region.

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Camerton bridge pictures

The new footbridge linking Great Clifton and Camerton in west Cumbria Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria's last major structure to be destroyed by the 2009 floods has been re-opened.

Camerton footbridge, which sits over the River Derwent at Great Clifton near Workington, was one of the 253 structures badly damaged across the region.

Pupils from Derwent Valley Primary school were first to cross the bridge.

Derwent Valley Primary School pupils cross the new footbridge Credit: ITV Border

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