Stunning show as lights are tested on Sunderland's new Northern Spire bridge

Sunderland got a glimpse of the future last night, as the lights were tested on the city's new bridge.

Thursday, 8th March 2018, 7:51 am
Updated Thursday, 8th March 2018, 7:55 am
Testing the lights on the Northern Spire this evening. Picture: Jamie Lister
Testing the lights on the Northern Spire this evening. Picture: Jamie Lister

Reader Jamie Lister captured a stunning view of the Northern Spire in all its glory, while Owers Media sent us some video of the colourful display.

Each of the low-energy LED lights can be individually controlled, and workers on site have been testing their alignment for the maximum effect.

Testing the lights on the Northern Spire this evening. Picture: Jamie Lister

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Testing has been under way for a few weeks, but no final switch-on date has yet been set.

Testing the lights on the Northern Spire this evening. Picture: Jamie Lister