Hammersmith Bridge

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Hammersmith, W6 9XF†

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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Hammersmith Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Car Parks

Car Parks

Kings Mall Car Park
7 minutes walk
Hammersmith Grove NCP
7 minutes walk

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April in London 2012

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March 2011

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London's Best Events 2014

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Hotels near Hammersmith Bridge

Near Hammersmith Bridge
Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith London
Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel† from £60† 37% 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
Novotel London West London
Novotel London West
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £75† 31% off
1 Shortlands, W6 | 9 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
From just outside this hotel, the A4 can take you straight up to the Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, or Central London. It's also handy for the ...More
Chiswick Rooms London
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £55† 42% off
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
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Alternative Other Attractions nearest Hammersmith Bridge

Nearest to Hammersmith Bridge
Portobello Road Market London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Notting Hill London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Brompton Cemetery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 36 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ...More
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Sights and Attractions near Hammersmith Bridge

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hammersmith Bridge
Maggie's Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
7 Hammersmith Terrace London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hammersmith, 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
WWT London Wetland Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WWT London Wetland Centre
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 | 17 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
A mosaic of created wetland habitats spread over 43 hectares, developed on the site of a disused Victorian reservoir, forms the site of the London Wetland ...More
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Events near Hammersmith Bridge

Near Hammersmith Bridge
Hammersmith Salsa Club London
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Hammersmith Salsa Club
London > Events > Sporting Events †Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th Sep 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Hammersmith Club, 11 Rutland Grove, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
No prior bookings needed, just turn up and dance. Absolute beginners warmly welcomed....More
Million Dollar Arm London
Now On
Million Dollar Arm
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 31st Aug to 4th Sep 2014 - Various Times
Hammersmith Cineworld, 207 King Street, Hammersmith, W6 | 6 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Sports agent JB Bernstein and business partner Ash Vasudevan are on the brink of financial ruin. They hit upon a novel and outlandish idea: a competition ...More
Stretch Qi Gong Class London
On Soon
Stretch Qi Gong Class
London > Events > Sporting Events †Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th Sep 2014 - 9.15am-10.15am
The Apothecary Gallery, 33 Greyhound Road, W6 | 10 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
With Rosey Grandage....More
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Entertainment near Hammersmith Bridge

Near Hammersmith Bridge
Riverside Studios - Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ...More
Riverside Studios London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Riverside Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Crisp Road, W6 | 2 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Riverside Studios has a little bit of everything under its roof, including a cinema, cafe and studio theatre. The cinema is one of the few in ...More
Lyric Hammersmith London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lyric Hammersmith
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | 5 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Frank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down ...More
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Shopping near Hammersmith Bridge

The best shops and markets near Hammersmith Bridge
West Six Garden Centre London
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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
Warren Evans Furniture London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
HG Walter London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
HG Walter
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
51 Palliser Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 13 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Winner of the 2004 award for Best Butcher in Britain, this extraordinary shop is well worth the trip to Baron's Court. A more recent award in ...More
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Restaurants near Hammersmith Bridge

What are the best dining options near Hammersmith Bridge London?
The Gate Vegetarian Restaurant London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gate Vegetarian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
51 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 3 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
The Gate Hammersmith reopens on 9th September 2013. One of the best vegetarian restaurants in London, when the original Hammersmith branch closed for refurbishment in 2012 ...More
The Bridge in Barnes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bridge in Barnes
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
204 Castelnau, SW13 | 5 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Transformed from a rough and ready local dive, this stylish pub and dining room is a welcome new addition to the West London gastropub scene. An ...More
Lyric Hammersmith Cafe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lyric Hammersmith Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Lyric Square, W6 | 5 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
If you're coming to the Lyric for a night at the theatre - or even if you're just passing Lyric Square - the Lyric Cafe is ...More
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Education near Hammersmith Bridge

Near Hammersmith Bridge
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
King Street College London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes
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 of topics ...More
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Leisure near Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Ravenscourt Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
The Queen's Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
30 Brackenbury Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Hammersmith Bridge
Well respected natural health clinic where colonic irrigation is offered along with alternative treatments like cranio-sacral therapy, psychotherapy and homeopathy....More
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Pubs near Hammersmith Bridge

The best pubs near London Hammersmith Bridge.
Blue Anchor London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
The Stonemasons Arms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
The Dove London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Hammersmith Bridge

Hammersmith Bridge clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Riverside Studios Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Green Room London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
BrewDog Shepherd's Bush London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Hammersmith Bridge

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hammersmith Bridge.
Olympia London London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
High Road House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Chiswick House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Hamlet (Over 14s)
Theatre | Until 30th September 2014 

Riverside Studios 2 minutes walk from Hammersmith Bridge

Zoe Ford directs an adapted version of Shakespeare's tragedy performed by Hiraeth Artistic Productions starring Adam Lawrence and Collette Cooper....More

Kate Bush
Concerts | Until 1st October 2014 

Hammersmith Apollo 4 minutes walk from Hammersmith Bridge

For the first time since 1979, the reclusive and ethereal singer-songwriter performs live, headlining a 22-date theatrical residency entitled Before ...More

International Jewellery London
International Jewellery London
Business Events | Until 2nd September 2014 

Olympia London 18 minutes walk from Hammersmith Bridge

As the UK's leading jewellery event, International Jewellery London features the biggest selection of high quality, design led jewellery, more ...More

 
Stealing Dan & Don
Concerts | On 2nd September 2014 

The Bull's Head, Barnes 1.37 miles from Hammersmith Bridge

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William Butterfield At Fulham Palace: Guided Tour
Tours | On 2nd September 2014 

Fulham Palace 1.4 miles from Hammersmith Bridge

Curator Miranda Poliakoff leads a tour of Butterfield's work....More

Bill & The Blues Kings
Concerts | On 2nd September 2014 

Half Moon 1.57 miles from Hammersmith Bridge

The group performs a range of blues covers. With support from The Joe Corbin Quartet, Will Adlard....More

Colourshop
Concerts | On 2nd September 2014 

The Troubadour 1.6 miles from Hammersmith Bridge

Pop-rock by the London-based siblings, Alfredo Salvati and Diego Salvati. With support from Sabrina Parker....More

The Flouers O'Edinburgh
Theatre | Until 27th September 2014 

Finborough Theatre 1.72 miles from Hammersmith Bridge

Robert McLellan's sparkling period satire on the aftermath of the 1707 Acts of Union, the Scottish Enlightenment and the battle ...More

Book Break
Exhibitions | Until 28th October 2014 

Brompton Library 1.76 miles from Hammersmith Bridge

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Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 2.08 miles from Hammersmith Bridge

At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. ...More

 
 
 
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