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How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

Dean Nicholas
Dean Nicholas 27 June 2011
How Tower Bridge Will Look For The Olympics

Tower Bridge will be festooned with a set of huge Olympic rings, and the three Paralympic agitos (that's this symbol if you're unfamiliar with sporting iconography) during next summer's games, reports eagle-eyed local website SE1, which has perused the planning documents and pulled out the above image.

St. Pancras station is already sporting a similar set of rings, and it's a sure bet that they'll become a familiar site the nearer we get to 27 July 2012.

Though perhaps not the most original of decorations for the crossing, which was opened 117 years ago this Thursday, it's preferable to the plans (thankfully aborted) to turn the bridge into a giant advertisment that were floated by Southwark council last year.

Last Updated 27 June 2011