Cannon Street Bridge, London EC4N

London, UK, images; River Thames – bridges

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Postcode: Cannon Street Railway Bridge, London EC4N (postcode for Cannon Street Underground Station: London EC4N 6AP)

Nearest Underground Station: Cannon Street Station

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The first railway bridge to cross the Thames in London, UK: Grosvenor Bridge

London, UK, images; bridges

Grosvenor Bridge, the first railway bridge to cross the Thames in London, leading to Victoria Station (formerly known as Grosvenor Terminus). The Victorian four-arched wrought iron bridge and subsequent additions were replaced from 1963 onwards. The four-arch profile was maintained.

Grosvenor Railway Bridge; in the distance: St George Tower
Grosvenor Railway Bridge; in the distance: St George Tower

Graffity under the railway bridge

Other famous bridges in London

The Golden Jubilee Footbridges

“First opened by Her Majesty Queen Victoria”: Blackfriars Bridge

Built in 2004 as part of the new development: Battersea Footbridge

The only drawbridge in London: Tower Bridge

 

Yet more new skyscrapers on the horizon in London, UK?

London, UK, images; architecture, modern architecture, new properties; new residential development on the Hampton House site (Albert Embankment), which was bought by property developer St James (part of the Berkeley Group)

Cranes south of Lambeth Bridge heralding the new Hampton House development
Cranes south of Lambeth Bridge heralding the new Hampton House development
The progress (right) viewed from Vauxhall Bridge
New Hampton House’s progress (right) viewed from Vauxhall Bridge

The myriad of cranes on the horizon heralds 3 new residential towers of cylinder shaped design which will be of different heights, ranging between 15-20 storeys

River Thames viewed from Chelsea Embankment, London, UK

London, UK, images; riverfront, embankments; Victoria Embankment, Albert Embankment, Chelsea Embankment; River Thames viewed from Chelsea Chelsea Embankment

Chelsea Embankment, London, UK: A look towards the south unto River Thames
Chelsea Embankment, London, UK: A look towards the south unto River Thames
Chelsea Embankment (right) and Albert Bridge viewed from Chelsea Bridge
Chelsea Embankment (right) and Albert Bridge viewed from Chelsea Bridge

Old Billingsgate Market and Custom House viewed from south of River Thames

The entrance to a secret passage under Westminster Bridge?

Exciting new properties in London: Riverdale apartments

“If you miss your blue lighter, rest assured, it is still where you left it”

No smoking allowed in restaurants and pubs in London

London, UK, images; cigarette smoking, smoking ban, smoking ban in pubs, hospitals, residential developments; smokers in the rain, smokers in the most unlikely places away from the crowds; Chelsea Bridge; forgotten blue cigarette lighter on Chelsea Bridge, south side

A blue cigarette lighter on Chelsea Bridge, London, UK
A blue cigarette lighter on Chelsea Bridge, London, UK

Popular pubs in London: The Plough

Popular pubs in London: The Tottenham

Popular pubs in London: The Old King’s Head

Millbank Tower viewed from Vauxhall Bridge