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Albert Bridge, London

The Albert Bridge spans the river Thames in London from Chelsea to Battersea. It was originally a rigid suspension bridge but was modernised in 1884 as a conventional cable-stayed bridge. It is 710ft long and is made up of two side spans of 155ft and a centre of 400ft.

After World War II the bridge struggled to cope with the modern traffic load and was nearly demolished. The public resisted and the bridge was saved. In 1973, concrete supports were added to the bridge and a lighter deck installed. Traffic can once again use the bridge although there is a weight limit of 2 tons.

The Albert bridge is one of the prettiest bridges in London with its ornate appearance which includes lanterns and pagodas. It is also painted in delicate colours and is stunning at night when it is floodlit.

Opening Times

Open all the time

Ticket Prices

Free

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