Glencloy Water stone bridge damaged

A portion of the sandstone bridge will need to be rebuilt after a car collided with it early on Sunday morning.

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The stone bridge over Glencloy Water between Knowe and Auchrannie roads has been damaged after a vehicle mounted the pavement and struck it.

The picturesque bridge, with mature overhanging trees, is a Brodick landmark and although damaged – with a section of wall needing to be rebuilt – it is still able to be used and the burn underneath has not been affected.

The collision took place at around 1am on Sunday morning and Police Scotland are investigating the incident. North Ayrshire Council is also aware of the situation and is assessing the damage.


Arran police confirmed that a 41-year-old man has been reported to the procurator fiscal in relation to an alleged road traffic offences after his car collided with the bridge.

 

The stone bridge is a Brodick landmark and has been struck by vehicles and falling trees over the years.