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Bridge Over Troubled Water in Mote Park

Gently Does It - the bridge is lowered into place Credit: Howard Marsh

There've been some tricky manouverings in Maidstone's Mote Park this week.

This new bridge had to be painstakingly lowered by crane into its new slot across part of the lake.

It's part of a plan to spruce up the park.

Are you sure it's in the right place? Credit: Howard Marsh

The operation took a long time, but accuracy was essential.

Perfect! Credit: Howard Marsh

Finally the bridge slotted nicely into place and the birds looked delighted.