London Bridge, any of several successive structures spanning the River Thames between Borough High Street in Southwark and King William Street in the City of London. Old London Bridge
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The current crossing, which opened to traffic in 1973, is a box girder bridge built from concrete and steel. It replaced a 19th-century stone-arched bridge, which in turn superseded a 600-year-old stone-built medieval structure. This was preceded by a succession of timber bridges, the first of which was built by the Roman founders of London.
‘Dangerous’ London Bridge rush-hour stampede blamed on rail bosses
Thousands of people were stuck on the London Bridge station concourse in scenes of 'carnage' Credit: ANDREW D THOMAS @andrewdthomas_ on Twitter A “cost-cutting” rail timetable has been blamed by passengers for “dangerous” chaos at London Bridge.
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Jan 12, 2023 · Tower Bridge, movable bridge of the double-leaf bascule (drawbridge) type that spans the River Thames between the Greater London boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Southwark. It is a distinct landmark that aesthetically complements the Tower of London, which it adjoins. The bridge was completed in 1894. It is about 240 metres (800 feet) in length and provides an opening 76 metres (250 feet) wide ...
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