Council planners said: "The issue of the deteriorating condition of the stonework parapets
on the bridge has been known for some years.
Locals demanded concerned authority to erect parapets
around such wells in the area, adding, number of people lost their lives due to these wells as there were no boundary walls around them.
"The bridge parapet
is only one metre high and panicked animals have been seen trying to jump the parapet
, which would take them directly into the motorway carriageway below," he said.
"The planning application seeks permission to increase the height of the railings to around two metres all the way around to provide a greater deterrent against people attempting to climb on to the parapet
A small portion of the exhaust air is induced to area between wind side parapet
louvers and wind side first row cooling towers intake louvers.
We asked them why they hadn't made their parapet
higher so that in the day they could walk upright instead of having to crawl about in their two doubles.
A spokesman for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service said: "After receiving the all clear from a police negotiator a firefighter from the line rescue team went over the parapet
and, with the man secured to him with a strap, both descended to the ground."
"Bridge maintenance engineers have assessed the damage and determined that partial dismantling of the damaged parapet
will be required and repairs to the pier at river level, and to the face of pedestrians landings are necessary.
The height of the parapet
along the Skyway is only 0.40 meter (about 16 inches), while the height of the parapet
at the exit ramp going down to Amorsolo Street in Legaspi Village is 0.6 meter (about 24 inches).
A goods train's guard cheated death by hanging onto the parapet
150ft above the river below after his van caught fire in a collision between two trains.
walls and chimney stacks are always exposed to the weather, no matter which way the wind is blowing.
Above The Parapet
Un-Convention is an extended version of the monthly Above The Parapet
nights run by Shipyard Songwriters, which are a platform for songwriters, musicians, writers and poets to perform their own work.