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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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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £183  28% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 19 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £191  39% off
Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 20 minutes from Southwark Bridge
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led hotel a short walk from some of the city's most iconic attractions, such as Big Ben and ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 23 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
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Fleet Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Holborn, London EC4A | 15 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Once the thriving hub of Britain's newspaper publishing industry, Fleet Street now plays host to some very historic pubs, beautiful old churches and large financial buildings, ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 16 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant Park
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
8B Sayer Street, SE17 | 21 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Centred around a two acre park in south London - the largest new green space in central London for 70 years - ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southwark Bridge
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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, £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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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, 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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A Midsummer Night's Dream
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th May to 30th October 2021 - Various Times
Southwark Bridge, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Bridge
Sean Holmes directs Peter Bourke and Victoria Elliott as feuding fairies Oberon and Titania in a revival of Shakespeare's Globe's 2019 staging of Shakespeare's forest fantasy. ...More
 
 
 
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The EY Exhibition: The Making Of Rodin
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 21st November 2021 - 10am-5pm
Southwark Bridge, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Experimental works including plasters casts in all sizes, presented to evoke the atmosphere of the artist's studio, demonstrate how Rodin broke the rules of classical sculpture. ...More
 
 
 
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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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The best shops and markets near Southwark Bridge
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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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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... 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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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 18 minutes from Southwark Bridge
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 18 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Marlborough Sports Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
27 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Marlborough Sports Garden is an outdoor sports venue located very close to London Bridge in central London. Facilities include an all-weather ... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 8 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Southwark Bridge
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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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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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Southwark Bridge
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Bridge
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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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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The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 12 minutes walk from Southwark Bridge

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 24th July 2021 

The Shard 12 minutes walk from Southwark Bridge

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Illuminated River
Illuminated River
Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2029 

River Thames 18 minutes walk from Southwark Bridge

Lighting up London's main waterway, Illuminated River will be one of the longest public art projects in the world when ...More

 
 
 
 
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