Category Bridges

Alexantra bridge

London Bridge viewed through underneath [Alexandra Bridge]?.

The tops of Tower Bridge are just visible in the background.

Photo by Ivor Williams, 2005.

View all pages in Category Bridges

There are a number of bridges across the Thames. On the main section of the river (from where it widens to before it reaches the [Thames Flood Barrier]?, west to east, they are:

The Boat Race

The annual university boat race between Oxford and Cambridge university teams, takes place in the month of April.

The starting line is at Putney bridge, and the finish line at [Chiswick Bridge]?. The banks, bridges and [riverside pubs]? get extremely crouded, so it's as well to get there early if you want a strategic view.

See for more information.

See also

Arup (builders of the Millennium Bridge) have a nice bridge map for central London. The Corporation of London bridges page has historical information on the five bridges that it owns (London, Tower, Blackfriars, Southwark and the Millennium bridge).

Last edited 2005-11-04 07:36:51 (version 13; diff). List all versions.