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Albert BridgeAlbert Bridge is a Grade II* listed road bridge over the River Thames which connects Chelsea on the north bank to Battersea on the south. Albert Bridge is the only bridge in central London never to have been replaced. That's not to say that the original 1873 design - by Rowland Mason Ordish - has remained the same. Between 1884 and 1887 Sir Joseph Bazalgette incorporated some of the design elements of a suspension bridge, and the two concrete piers were added in 1973 transforming the central span into a simple beam bridge. At night the bridge is beautifully lit up by 4,000 bulbs, making it one of West London's most striking landmarks.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
12 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £116  42% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 12 minutes from Albert Bridge
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  33% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £166  30% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 15 minutes from Albert Bridge
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ... More
 
 
 
 
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Westminster Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 2.2 miles from Albert Bridge
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre beyond. ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 3.5 miles from Albert Bridge
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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The Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3.7 miles from Albert Bridge
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called The Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Albert Bridge

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Albert Bridge
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ... More
 
 
 
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Pump House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
Built in 1861, the Pump House Gallery was originally a Victorian water tower supplying water to the lakes and cascades in Battersea Park. Following renovation, the ... More
 
 
 
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Please Knit Now
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 16th and Saturday 17th August 2019 at 10.30am-11.30am, 12noon-1pm, 2pm-3pm and 3.30pm-4.30pm
Albert Bridge, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More
 
 
 
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Her Majesty's Cavalry
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Saturday 17th August 2019 - 10am-4pm
Albert Bridge, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
The Art of Persuasion: Wartime Posters by Abram Games
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th April to 24th November 2019 - 10am-5.30pm
Albert Bridge, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
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Near Albert Bridge
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from Albert Bridge
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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Le QuecumBar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
Hot Club Gypsy Swing is a bizarrely niche musical genre for a wine bar in Battersea. Live acts vary depending on which night of the week ... More
 
 
 
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606 Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
90 Lots Road, SW10 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
Lots Road may be associated with auctions and designer showrooms, but it is also home to the 606 Club. This club will appeal to people looking ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Albert Bridge
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Manolo Blahnik
London > Shopping > Shoes
49-51 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
The A-list shoe: immaculately fashionable, resolutely feminine, reassuringly expensive. Better than chocolate.... More
 
 
 
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Biondi
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
55B Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
A common problem when it comes to buying bikinis is that your top doesn’t necessarily equate to the size of your bottom – we’ve all been ... More
 
 
 
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Lema
London > Shopping > House and Garden
183 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Albert Bridge
Housed in an elegant townhouse with large windows overlooking Kings Road, the flagship Lema store designed by Piero Lissoni offers two floors of luxury furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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The Prince Albert
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Battersea, London SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
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Cheyne Walk Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
Hugely popular local restaurant with a French accent, the Cheyne Walk Brasserie is a brasserie by name and by nature - evident in the all-day menu, ... More
 
 
 
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The Butcher and Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
39-41 Parkgate Road, SW11 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
A butcher, deli, restaurant and bar in one, this eaterie just two minutes from Battersea Park is a great spot for some weekend lounging. Because this ... More
 
 
 
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Near Albert Bridge
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 23 minutes from Albert Bridge
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 31 minutes from Albert Bridge
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Albert Bridge.
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The Prince Albert
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Battersea, London SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
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The Doodle Bar
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
33 Parkgate Road, SW11 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
Located off Battersea's beaten track, within the ex-dairy warehouse Testbed1, the Doodle Bar is a venue ideal for the creative types. Found through a dark alley ... More
 
 
 
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The Westbridge Public House and Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
74 - 76 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
A lovely traditional pub with an aim to create a place which has the informality and warmth of a pub but the food, drink and service ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Bridge clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes from Albert Bridge
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 14 minutes from Albert Bridge
Swish, Battersea "style bar" with Oriental decadence and award-winning cocktails. Escape the clamour of West End clubs with this out-of-town, style bar alternative. High standards, a ... More
 
 
 
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Lost Society
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 14 minutes from Albert Bridge
Late night South London hotspot Lost Society has moved to Battersea and the makeover has ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Albert Bridge.
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Albert Bridge
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Her Majesty's Cavalry
Tours | On 17th August 2019 

National Army Museum 8 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

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Please Knit Now
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2019 

National Army Museum 8 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More

The Art of Persuasion: Wartime Posters by Abram Games
Exhibitions | Until 24th November 2019 

National Army Museum 8 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Marti Webb
Music | Until 17th August 2019 

The Pheasantry 9 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The long-established West End vocalist performs her hits and favourite songs....More

BA 2119: Flight of the Future
BA 2119: Flight of the Future
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

Saatchi Gallery 13 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying this summer with its major new exhibition, BA 2119: Flight of the Future. ...More

 
Sweet Harmony
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2019 

Saatchi Gallery 13 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Immersive retrospective exhibition surveying rave culture through audio-visualisations, multimedia installations and images....More

Zog: Freckle Productions
Theatre | Until 25th August 2019 

Cadogan Hall 17 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Mike Shepherd's adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's story....More

Summer at Eccleston Yards
Summer at Eccleston Yards
Seasonal | Until 31st August 2019 

Eccleston Yards 21 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Eccleston Yards, a new creative and co-working hub with an outdoor courtyard, five minutes' walk from Victoria station, hosts a ...More

 

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Colours
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Mothership Group, the team behind the Queen of Hoxton and The Book Club, gives us ...More

 
Foragers Of The Foreshore
Exhibitions | From 24th September 

Bargehouse

An expansive exhibition at the Bargehouse on mudlarking on the River Thames, Foragers of the Foreshore is curated by Florence Evans and features photographic portraits of mudlarkers taken by Hannah Smiles. Meet Mudlarker in Residence ...More

Royal Docks
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The biggest enclosed docks in the world, with around 250 acres of water, the Royal Docks encompass three docks....More

Ophelia Rewound
Theatre | From 22nd August 

Camden People's Theatre

Antigoni Spanou's solo performance weaves projection mapping, the story of Shakespeare's Ophelia and her own lived experience to examine the stereotypes around women and mental health. Highlighted as one of the best Camden Fringe shows ...More

Oddball
Oddball
Theatre | From 20th August 

Upstairs At The Gatehouse

Musical Comedy Awards 2019 finalist Francesca Forristal has been tipped by the Evening Standard as ...More

 
One Day At The Disco
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Three Mills Island

A massive ten hours of disco and house are certainly one way to put the ...More

 
Thabiso Sekgala: Here Is Elsewhere
Thabiso Sekgala: Here Is Elsewhere
Exhibitions | From 28th August 

Southbank Centre

Fifty works by the late South African photographer, ...More

 
Astana Ballet
Astana Ballet
Dance | From 12th September 

Linbury Theatre

The Republic of Kazakhstan's leading ballet company performs four one-act ballets at the Royal Opera ...More

 
Electric Soul Festival
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Concerts | On 7th September 

The O2 Arena

A brand new one day only festival that's music to the ears of soul fans,the ...More

 
What Girls Are Made Of
What Girls Are Made Of
Theatre | From 9th September 

Soho Theatre

Actor, musician and playwright Cora Bissett used her own diaries to document her life from ...More

 
The Fishermen
Theatre | From 3rd September 

Trafalgar Studios

New Perspectives' award-winning staging of Chigozie Obioma's powerful allegory of brotherhood based on the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel. Adapted for the stage by Gbolahan Obisesan, The Fishermen tells the powerful story of four brothers ...More

A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Theatre | From 21st September 

Trafalgar Studios

Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner (best known for ...More

 
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The Espresso Room, Holborn
Dining 

Renowned as one of London's best, and first, ...More

 
The Espresso Room, Southampton Row
The Espresso Room, Southampton Row
Dining 

Renowned as one of London's best, and first, ...More

 
The Espresso Room, Covent Garden
The Espresso Room, Covent Garden
Dining 

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Haya
Haya
Dining 

Offering Tel Aviv-inspired cuisine across two floors, Haya is an all-day Mediterranean restaurant in west ...More

 
Liv
Liv
Dining 

Offering a neighbourhood hub for residents of Belgravia, Chelsea and Battersea, Liv is an all-day ...More

 
Fafa's
Fafa's
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Starting life as a small kiosk in Helsinki, Fafa's brings street food from Finland to ...More

 
Westwood Sports Pub and Kitchen
Westwood Sports Pub and Kitchen
Drinking 

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