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

 

Seasons in London, UK: River Thames in autumn

London, UK, images; seasons in London; River Thames in autumn

Seasons in London, UK: River Thames in autumn
Seasons in London, UK: River Thames in autumn

Watching lifeboats on the River Thames

Seasons in London: The stage of cherry development in June

Autumn; flora and fauna; seasonal change of trees; changes in the colour of deciduous trees; overhanging branches; River Thames in October

Not a mediterranean setting: Sandy beaches in London

Royal parks month by month: Green Park in September

How long does it take to travel from Embankment to St George Wharf in London, UK?

London, UK, images; travel, tourism, living and working in London, commuting; public transport; river travel

Powerful exit: A Thames Clippers boat leaving the pier; in the background: Blackfriars Bridge
Powerful exit: A Thames Clippers boat leaving the pier; in the background: Blackfriars Bridge

For the distance between Embankment and St George Wharf, a Thames Clippers vessel has an average journey time of 7mins, from Blackfriars Pier to Embankment it takes 5mins; ticket price: Oyster Cards are accepted as payment method

Passenger boats in use on River Thames, London, UK: Chay Blyth

London, UK, images; marine; River Thames

Passenger boats operating on the River Thames; Chay Blyth, built at Point Wharf Greenwich in 1972; flag: United Kingdom; length: 23m x 5m; speed: 0.3 knots; she was named after the famous yachtsman and speaker Sir Charles Blyth who sailed non-stop around the world

Passenger boats on the River Thames: Chay Blyth
Passenger boats on the River Thames: Chay Blyth

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The Yacht

River Thames and the London Eye at twilight