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Hammersmith BridgeHammersmith Bridge is a gravity-anchored chain suspension bridge crossing the Thames from Hammersmith to Barnes. Designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette and built by Dixon, Appleby & Thorne, it was opened by the Prince of Wales on 11 June 1887. This current bridge replaces an earlier structure by William Tierney Clark which was the first suspension bridge to cross the Thames. The annual Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race passes under the bridge just before the halfway point and crowds of people gather on the bridge for a good viewing point. Hammersmith Bridge has long suffered structural problems, closing to cars in the past, but its Grade II* listed status ensures that its unique character will be preserved.

 

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Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  42% off
124 King Street, W6 | 6 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ... More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  25% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 20 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Though it is designed for visitors to the nearby Olympia Exhibition Centre, there are plenty of other reasons to stay at the Hilton Olympia, not least ... More
 
 
 
 
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Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2.1 miles from Hammersmith Bridge
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
 
 
 
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Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | 36 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous ... More
 
 
 
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 36 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetery was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
 
 
 
 
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William Morris Society
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Upper Mall, W6 | 6 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
The William Morris Society is a great place to find out more about English textile designer, poet and and socialist activist, William Morris, best known for ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie's Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Fulham Palace Road, W6 | 8 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Maggie's Centre next to Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith is the first cancer care hospice in England (there are several more in Scotland) for this charitable ... More
 
 
 
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Emery Walker's House at 7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Hammersmith Terrace, W6 | 11 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
One of 17 gorgeously preserved Georgian houses overlooking the Thames at the west end of Hammersmith's Upper Mall, 7 Hammersmith Terrace the former home of Emery ... More
 
 
 
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Sister Act
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th July to 30th August 2020
Hammersmith Bridge, 45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 4 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
We all remember those rocking nuns in Sister Act, the 1992 film, led by a kick-ass Whoopi Goldberg as the irrepressible Deloris. Now Goldberg's getting in ...More
 
 
 
Agnes Obel
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 4th September 2020 - 7pm
Hammersmith Bridge, 45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 4 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
The Danish singer-songwriter and musician fuses folk and classical elements in her material....More
 
 
 
Russell Howard: Respite
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 20th, 21st and 23rd September 2020 - 9pm
Hammersmith Bridge, 45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 4 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Upbeat and playful stand-up from former panellist on Mock The Week and star of BBC Three's Russell Howard's Good News....More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
101 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Riverside Studios, Hammersmith's historic 86-year-old arts centre, includes two theatre spaces. With tiered seating for 200, Studio 3 is the smaller of the two while the ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
101 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Following a five-year redevelopment Riverside Studios, Hammersmith's historic 86-year-old arts centre reveals its new multi-million-pound building. Reopening in three phases, first to launch in November 2019 ... More
 
 
 
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Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Blacks Road, W6 | 5 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Established since 1995, The Irish Cultural Centre provides a frequently changing programme of Ireland's traditional and contemporary musicians, an Irish film ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Hammersmith
London > Shopping > Specialists
St Paul's Church, Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 4 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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West Six Garden Centre
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 10 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
The delightful West Six Garden Centre at the south end of Ravenscourt Park has a great selection of plants, seeds, garden ornaments and outdoor furniture, all ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
240 Trussley Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 13 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Studio 8 Cafe and Bar
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Crisp Road, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Part of the redevelopment of Riverside Studios, rebuilt from the ground up over five years, Studio 8 Cafe and Bar is at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
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Sam's Riverside
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Riverside Studios, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and next to the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous all-day brasserie serving classic, modern ... More
 
 
 
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The Gate, Hammersmith
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
51 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith, , W6 | 3 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
One of the best vegetarian restaurants in London, The Gate Hammersmith has been going strong since 1989 and the owners, Adrian and Michael Daniel, have since ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 13 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 20 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 22 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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Frame Hammersmith
London > Leisure >
Kings Mall, King Street, W6 | 5 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame puts you through your paces with mini-trampolines and dance classes under a disco ball but they also offer ... More
 
 
 
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Ravenscourt Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 10 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Ravenscourt Park is a scenic green space with a selection of tennis courts - spread out in three areas of the park - basketball court, bowling ... More
 
 
 
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The Queen's Club
London > Leisure >
Palliser Road, West Kensington, Hammersmith, London W14 | 14 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Established in 1886 during the reign of Queen Victoria, the Queen's Club was the first multi-purpose sports complex to be built anywhere in the world. But ... More
 
 
 
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Blue Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Lower Mall, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Tucked away in the shadow of Hammersmith Bridge this small, but perfectly formed, traditional riverside pub offers a peaceful retreat from the chaos of Hammersmith’s relentless ... More
 
 
 
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The Stonemasons Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Cambridge Grove, Hammersmith, W6 | 6 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Hammersmith's original gastropub was highly rated for its bare brick walls, wooden furniture and no frills interior; what mattered was the food. Things have changed in ... More
 
 
 
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The Dove
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Upper Mall, W6 | 6 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
The Dove may be small but it's one of London's best loved riverside taverns. This charming 17th century inn is tucked away down a tiny alley ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ... More
 
 
 
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Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 18 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shepherd's Bush
London > Nightlife > Bars
15-19 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 18 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
With 40 draught taps BrewDog bar in Shepherd's Bush by BrewDog, Scotland's largest independent brewery, is a veritable cathedral to craft beer. It has the biggest ... More
 
 
 
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 18 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 22 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 24 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 
 

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