Albert Bridge

 
 
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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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Railway Stations

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Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Hotels near Albert Bridge

Near Albert Bridge
Sydney House Chelsea London
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £83  25% 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
 
 
 
myhotel Chelsea London London
myhotel Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £104  36% 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
Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel  from £141  39% 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
 
 
 
Westminster Bridge London
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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
 
 
 
Millennium Bridge London
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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
 
 
 
Golden Hinde London
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink 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
National Trust: Carlyle's House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Battersea Park Children's Zoo London
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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
 
 
 
Pump House Gallery London
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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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Events near Albert Bridge

Near Albert Bridge
Richard Kates: It's What I Understand London
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Richard Kates: It's What I Understand
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 21st December 2014 - 8pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Albert Bridge
The award-winning actor and writer, who has performed in Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and The Rocky Horror Show, performs his one-man show of musical theatre ...More
 
 
 
Mr Tiger Goes Wild (Over 3s): Goblin Theatre London
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Mr Tiger Goes Wild (Over 3s): Goblin Theatre
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th December 2014 at 10.30am and 1.30pm & 20th and 21st December 2014 at 11am and 2pm
Chelsea Theatre, World's End Place, Kings Road, SW10 | 11 minutes from Albert Bridge
Adapted from the acclaimed international bestseller by Peter Brown....More
 
 
 
The Top Shelf Bistrotet London
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The Top Shelf Bistrotet
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 21st December 2014 - 7pm
Le QuecumBar, 42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
Members of The Top Shelf Band play Gypsy-jazz....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Albert Bridge

Near Albert Bridge
Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, 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
 
 
 
Le QuecumBar London
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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
 
 
 
606 Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Albert Bridge

The best shops and markets near Albert Bridge
Manolo Blahnik London
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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
 
 
 
Biondi London
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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
 
 
 
Designers Guild London
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Designers Guild
London > Shopping > House and Garden
267 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Albert Bridge
With a pedigree dating right back to 1970, the Designers Guild is a Mecca for luxury home furnishings. This flagship store on the Kings Road is ...More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Albert Bridge

What are the best dining options near Albert Bridge London?
The Prince Albert London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince Albert
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
Cheyne Walk Brasserie London
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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
 
 
 
Ransome's Dock London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ransome's Dock
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
35 - 37 Parkgate Road, Battersea, , SW11 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
Head south of the river and enjoy the biggest and best value wine list in London at this riverside eaterie. Soak up the relaxed atmosphere and ...More
 
 
 
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Education near Albert Bridge

Near Albert Bridge
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, 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
 
 
 
Dana Centre London
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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
 
 
 
The London School of Painting and Drawing London
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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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Leisure near Albert Bridge

Albert Bridge gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Chelsea Physic Garden London
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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
 
 
 
Battersea Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Lush Spa London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ...More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Albert Bridge

The best pubs near London Albert Bridge.
The Prince Albert London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince Albert
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
The Doodle Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Westbridge Public House and Dining Rooms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Albert Bridge

Albert Bridge clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Eighty Six London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ...More
 
 
 
Barts London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Dusk London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Albert Bridge

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Albert Bridge.
Chelsea Physic Garden London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
National Army Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Royal Hospital Chelsea London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Richard Kates: It's What I Understand
Theatre | On 21st December 2014 

The Pheasantry 9 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The award-winning actor and writer, who has performed in Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and The Rocky Horror Show, performs ...More

The Top Shelf Bistrotet
Concerts | On 21st December 2014 

Le QuecumBar 13 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Members of The Top Shelf Band play Gypsy-jazz....More

Post Pop: East Meets West
Post Pop: East Meets West
Exhibitions | Until 23rd February 2015 

Saatchi Gallery 13 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Bringing together over 250 works by 110 artists, Post Pop: East Meets West at the Saatchi Gallery explores how Pop ...More

 
Wayne Hernandez
Concerts | On 21st December 2014 

606 Club 13 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The singer-songwriter and music producer performs a fusion of soul, jazz and R&B....More

Duke of York Square Christmas Lights
Duke of York Square Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

Duke of York Square 14 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Duke of York Square, a lovely pedestrianised area just off Sloane Square, gets in the festive spirit with a day ...More

 
Duke of York Square Christmas Grotto
Duke of York Square Christmas Grotto
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2014 

Duke of York Square 14 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The pedestrianised Duke of York Square, just off the fashionable King's Road, presents its very own plush Santa's Grotto at ...More

 
Jade Fitch
Leisure | On 21st December 2014 

Stamford Bridge: Chelsea FC 20 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

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Disobedient Objects
Disobedient Objects
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 20 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to ...More

 
Constable: The Making of a Master
Constable: The Making of a Master
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 20 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The V&A showcases the work of British landscape artist John Constable in Constable: The Making of a Master. The exhibition ...More

 
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Horst: Photographer Of Style
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 20 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

This major retrospective looks at the career of German-born photographer Horst P Horst, one of the 20th century's master photographers. ...More

 
 

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December in London 2014
December in London 2014

In the final month of the year London boasts a suitably festive line up, with the annual Great Christmas ...More

 
London Christmas Markets and Fairs
London Christmas Markets and Fairs

Wrap up warm and head out to one of London's magical Christmas markets and festive fairs where shopping can ...More

 
Dara
Dara
Theatre | 20th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

A play originally performed in Pakistan, Dara takes the audience to seventeenth century Mughal India two watch the story of ...More

 
Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Cadogan Hall

The American collective, Straight No Chaser, formed at Indiana University perform soulful pop tracks for one night only at Cadogan ...More

 
Renato Guttuso: Painter of Modern Life
Exhibitions | 14th January 2015 - 4th April 2015 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

An exhibition of works by one of Italy's most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, rebelling ...More

Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Concerts | On 10th March 2015 

The O2 Arena

The former Oasis songwriter and co-frontman, Noel Gallagher, will be dropping by the O2 Arena this March with his latest ...More

 
Antigone
Theatre | 14th February 2015 - 14th March 2015 

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Olivier and BAFTA Award-winning Roy Williams, the playwright behind Sucker Punch, puts a contemporary twist on Sophocles's Antigone in 2015. ...More

Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Opened 17th November 2014 

A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late ...More

 
M restaurants
M restaurants
Opened 28th November 2014 

The first solo project from Martin Williams, who left his role as Managing Director of Gaucho Restaurants after almost a ...More

 
Radicals and Victuallers
Radicals and Victuallers
Opened 14th November 2014 

Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami ...More

 
 
 
 
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