Wednesday, 3 June 2015

All The “Love Locks” Were Removed From This Paris Bridge To Stop It Collapsing


They have become a symbol of ever lasting love for romantic couples on the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris. 
But lovers will no longer be able to leave a padlock on the bridge over The Seine as a romantic token after today when the council began tearing down the mementos.


City workmen, armed with bolt cutters, began unceremoniously cutting open the 'love locks' over fears that the sheer weight of the padlocks was putting the 19th century structure at risk.