Brain injury survivors walk London’s bridges for Headway East London

Survivors of brain injury have been on a gruelling seven-mile sponsored walk across some of London’s famous bridges over the Thames.

They were joined by family and supporters to raise money to keep Headway East London treatment centre and other centres going which rely on public donations.

The route to Tower Bridge from Vauxhall, which included the Millennium Bridge, marked the end of ‘Action for Brain Injury Week’ on Sunday.

First to cross the finishing line at Tower Bridge was wheelchair-user Paul Wright.

Around 75 walkers took part, including survivors of a brain injury like Paul, as well as their families and carers from all over London who use the centre at Kingsland Road in Shoreditch.