Urban explorer Harry Gallagher (aka Night Scape) climbs England’s tallest bridge over the Humber

Urban explorer Harry Gallagher (aka Night Scape) climbs England’s tallest bridge over the Humber

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Cranes and skyscrapers notwithstanding, nothing catches the attention of an urban explorer quite like the soaring towers of a suspension bridge. And so it was that Harry Gallagher headed north from East London with three fellow adventurers to check out England’s tallest bridge.

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Gallagher, who posts to YouTube under the moniker Night Scape, joined Lamarr Golding, professional BMX-rider Ryan Taylor, and longtime rooftopping pal “HD.XR” for a pre-dawn assault on the Humber Bridge which spans an estuary formed by the rivers Trent and Ouse.

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After parking some distance away, the foursome approached the bridge on foot before mounting a suspension cable to make the long and increasingly-steep climb to the top of one of the towers. Gallagher, nursing a bum knee, took time out to enjoy the view below just below the tower.

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Golding captured a picture of Gallagher perched atop the bridge with the red glow of a warning beacon reflecting off the back of his jacket.

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Taylor, on the opposite tower, kicked up his heels just as the sun was breaking over the horizon.

After security cameras pivoted to focus on the interlopers, they beat a hasty retreat down the cable with Golding leading the way.

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England's Humber Bridge

When the Humber Bridge opened in the summer of 1981, it was longest single-span suspension bridge in the world at 7,280 feet (2,220 m). With towers rising to 510 feet (155.5 m) in height, it remains England’s tallest bridge.

2017-08-23T20:10:50+00:00 August 7th, 2017|

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