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Easily forgotten Thames bridge

This smart bridge across the River Thames is something of a 'poor cousin' to the more famous ones... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
One_of_the_BOFs
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Lamposts

I Like this bridge as it has lovely old-fashioned lamposts. On the south bank of the river there is... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Taxidevil
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Oct 24, 2018
“The colors spoke to me: The bridge with the turquoise and gold”
Aug 20, 2018
“Quiet(ish) bridge”
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Completed in 1921, this major London bridge has a single central span of 240 feet.
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This smart bridge across the River Thames is something of a 'poor cousin' to the more famous ones either side of it, with most of its attention seemingly coming from devoted TA fanatics (like me?!) based on a scan of other reviews. It is actually...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I Like this bridge as it has lovely old-fashioned lamposts. On the south bank of the river there is a tunnel under the bridge and very often there are buskers there.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

Not especially attractive, but functional, linking important parts of town, but not pretty. Views of the Thames.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

I remember taking a boat trip along the Thames from Westminster to the Tower of London many years ago. The guide when we passed under Southwark Bridge described it as the least used of all the bridges connecting the south bank with the City of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is an arch bridge across the River Thames for traffic linking Southwark and the City. Recently restored, its green and gold colour is strikingly lovely. Best views of the bridge can be seen from the river.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the least exciting river crossings. Very drab bride close to the cannon street railway bridge.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Once this bridge allowed direct access from Bank to Southwark, but the north end has a pedestriansed cut off. The arches can been seen underneath also via the small south bank beach

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Close to Southwark Cathedral, this bridge is green in colour and gives great veiws of Tower Bridge and the Millennium Bridge.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Best bit of the bridge is the tunnel under the road on bankside. The bridge itself is rather unexciting

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Southwark bridge has nice architecture but the most interesting part is actually the scenery from the bridge itself.

Date of experience: October 2016
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