Central Brighton road is closed for giant crane

The Argus: The crane blocked Black Lion Street for seven hours The crane blocked Black Lion Street for seven hours

A giant 35-tonne crane left seafront visitors with sore necks yesterday (February 4) as it carried out work on a nearby hotel.

Brighton’s Black Lion Street was shut off for much of the day as the piece of machinery lifted a new 10-tonne chiller into the Thistle Hotel.

Workmen first removed the existing chiller from the roof before the new £230,000 piece of kit was hoisted into place.

The road, which links the seafront to the heart of Brighton’s Lanes, was closed to traffic and pedestrians from 8am to 3pm.

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1:18pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Bob_The_Ferret says...

It's all good practice for the council's plans to permanently block off the old town streets.
It's all good practice for the council's plans to permanently block off the old town streets. Bob_The_Ferret

1:46pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Crystal Ball says...

And in other news, a van drove along the seafront.
And in other news, a van drove along the seafront. Crystal Ball

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