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Paid for contentShetland scenes to be filmed in Trondra bridge area

AN OFFICIAL traffic notice has been published to say there will be a ‘closure’ at the Trondra bridge for a short period from 9.30am until 11am on Wednesday 26 June while ITV Shetland and Silverprint Pictures film further scenes for the new series of Shetland.

Please be advised that this will not constitute a closure of the road/bridge as such but merely very temporary/short term traffic ‘stop/go’ holds’ while short traffic related scenes are filmed in the area of the bridge.

Each ‘hold’ will last no longer than a few minutes on each occasion – estimate three to five minutes maximum.

Emergency vehicles will, of course, be able to pass unhindered at all times if required. Also note that the filming itself will be undertaken by a very small film crew using a drone and, as such, will not involve the full film crew and technical support vehicles.

Location manager Davie Gardner said: “Rest assured we will do everything we can to limit any disruption, delay and avoid unnecessary inconvenience to bridge users. Thanks for your co-operation and patience.”

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