ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - What will Severn Bridge toll be?

South Wales Argus: ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - What will Severn Bridge toll be? ARGUS ARCHIVE: 50 years ago - What will Severn Bridge toll be?

With the Severn Bridge’s completion planned for early 1966, an approach was made to the Ministry of Transport as to the likely toll to be levied.

Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) £140million deal for a half share in British Nylon Spinners was described as fair to both sides by ICI chairman Paul Chambers.

Princess Margaret gave birth to a ‘May Day’ baby daughter, who was hailed as seventh in line to the throne.

On a one-day visit to Wales, the Duke of Edinburgh was handed a number of cheques from Gwent for his ‘Freedom From Hunger’ campaign.

Standard Telephones and Cables won a £2.5 million cable order, with many of the components and other equipment to fulfil the order being provided by the Newport factory.

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