The Adur flyover’s early days

A RECENT Herald feature on the opening of the Adur flyover prompted reader Trevor Smart to get in touch.

Trevor Smart's photograph of his wife, then his fiancée, Denise
Trevor Smart's photograph of his wife, then his fiancée, Denise

“I enclose a picture of my wife, then my fiancée, Denise MacKinnon, on the flyover in early June, 1970,” said Trevor

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“We were married on the 27th. I borrowed my dad’s Morris Traveller estate for the day, a Sunday.

“I lived in Southwick and she in Worthing, and up to that time, I made the journey over the old toll bridge twice a week.

“In those days, on a Sunday, as you can see, the ‘new’road was nearly empty!”