19 striking picture of Sunderland's Northern Spire at night

The beautiful new addition to Sunderland's skyline really is a special sight.

Thursday, 30th August 2018, 12:13 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th August 2018, 12:16 pm
Pictures by Brian Priest, Chris Collier, John Alderson and Joanne Crowe.

And since Northern Spire opened earlier this week, dozens of you have been for a visit - armed with your cameras.

We’ve already enjoyed more than 50 of your #SpireSelfies as the bridge welcomed pedestrians for the first time on Tuesday.

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Now, we’re delighted to share some of your gorgeous shots of the bridge at night, complete with lights and all!

Northern Spire welcomed traffic for the first time yesterday, after an official unveiling with Sunderland City Council leader Coun Graeme Miller and Mayor of Sunderland Lynda Scanlan.

Three Sunderland-built Nissan cars were the first to cross, before vehicles from across the city and beyond headed down to play their part in history.

Flick through our picture gallery above to marvel at the majestic new bridge.

•Don’t forget to share your own Northern Spire pictures with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.