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Southwark BridgeSouthwark Bridge is a Grade II listed steel road and foot bridge, which links Southwark and the City crossing the River Thames. The distinctive bridge, built by Sir William Arrol and Co., was designed by Ernest George and Basil Mott and was opened by King George V in 1921. What makes it stand out are its colourful cast iron arches - five in total - which are supported by four stone granite piers, and topped by pierced lunettes for decoration.

 

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Underground Stations

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London Bridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  37% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
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2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark 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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1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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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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Southwark Bridge, Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Bridge
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
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New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Bridge
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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