Southwark Bridge

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Coordinates: 51°30′32″N 0°05′40″W / 51.50889°N 0.09444°W / 51.50889; -0.09444

Southwark Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral

Southwark Bridge is an arch bridge across the River Thames in London, England. The bridge makes it possible to travel back and forth between Southwark and the City of London

At the north-west side is Vintners Court.

The south end is near the Tate Modern and Globe Theatre

The next bridge upstream is the London Millennium Bridge. The next downstream is Cannon Street Railway Bridge.

History[change | change source]

Southwark Bridge opened in 1921.[1] A previous bridge on this site opened in 1819

In June 2012, the bridge was highlighted on the route of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the Thames.[2]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Where Thames Smooth Waters Glide
  2. Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, Key facts; Londontown.com, "Thames Jubilee Pageant,"; retrieved 2012-6-5.

Other websites[change | change source]

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