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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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Mercure London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from Ł64  29% off
71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
This hotel in the Bankside area, just a five minute walk from London Bridge Tube station and Borough Market, offers good value for money. Walk from ... More
 
 
 
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from Ł84  39% 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
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from Ł77  25% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
 
Cannon Street Railway Bridge
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Constructed between 1863 and 1866, Cannon Street Railway Bridge was built to transport trains over the river to Cannon Street station on the north bank. The ... More
 
 
 
Painters' Hall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
9 Little Trinity Lane, City, London EC4V | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Skinner's Hall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
8 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
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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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
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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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
This sleek, Ł18.2million 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 Taming of the Shrew
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th May to 6th August 2016
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Bridge
The second production in Emma Rice's inaugural season at Shakespeare's Globe will be The Taming of the Shrew , directed by ...More
 
 
 
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Into The Woods
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st July to 17th September 2016
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
After a successful run in New York and a feature film adaptation, the Tony Award-winning Into The Woods comes to London this summer to be staged ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th to 29th Jul 2016 - 10.30am-5pm
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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
London > Entertainment > Theatres
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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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Bridge
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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The Real Greek Souvlaki & Bar
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
Units 1 & 2, Riverside House, 2A Southwark Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Southwark Bridge
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Zizzi - Bankside
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 4, 2nd floor, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Southwark Bridge
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Tas Pide
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Bridge
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Cannons Health Club and Spa
London > Leisure > Fitness
Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Cannons Health Clubs are a growing collection of private members' health clubs focusing on adult and family orientated health, fitness and relaxation facilities. They offer the ... More
 
 
 
Cannons Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Fitness
Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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On Your Bike
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The Vaults Montague Close, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Bridge
If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
 
 
 
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Samuel Pepys
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Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Bridge
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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London Wonderground Spiegeltent 11 minutes walk from Southwark Bridge

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Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Southwark Bridge

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Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Southwark Bridge

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Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Southwark Bridge

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