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“Least Used Of All Of London's Famous Bridges”
Review of Southwark Bridge

Ranked #591 of 1,861 things to do in London
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Owner description: Completed in 1921, this major London bridge has a single central span of 240 feet.
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Southwark Bridge basically links Southwark and the City of London across the River Thames.
It is used by both vehicles & pedestrians & it is by far the least used of all of central London's bridges.
You are able to get some good views & kodak moments from this bridge, especially as it is less busy.

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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 quite interesting when you take some time out for it, but then you could ask why ...

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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.

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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.

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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 London. He was right. It does not connect any major thoroughfares. Northwards the road literally ends at Lower Thames Street. Southwards Southwark Bridge Road meanders towards Elephant and Castle but petering out a little short of its destination. In common with neighbouring Blackfriars Bridge too much of its roadway has recently been given over to cyclists. Its main function, so far as I am concerned, is to afford access from the City of London to the many delights of Bankside such as Tate Modern, Bankside Gallery and the recreation of Shakespeare's Globe.

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