Apr 6, 2016

Cumbria Rebuilds After the Flooding – a Photo Essay

Cumbria
UK
by
Christopher Thomond
,
The Guardian
Pooley bridge, which dated back to 1764, over the river Eamont at the northern end of Ullswater, was completely destroyed in the flooding. Photo: Christopher Thomond, The Guardian
Pooley bridge, which dated back to 1764, over the river Eamont at the northern end of Ullswater, was completely destroyed in the flooding. Photo: Christopher Thomond, The Guardian

Since the heavy rain and flooding in December, Cumbria has been struggling to repair and rebuild damaged roads and bridges. Officials are also struggling to dispel a public perception that whole areas are closed for business, which is not the case