60 Second Video: The Colours Of Westminster And Lambeth Bridges

Geoff Marshall
By Geoff Marshall Last edited 20 months ago
60 Second Video: The Colours Of Westminster And Lambeth Bridges

Ever noticed the colour schemes of Westminster Bridge and its neighbour Lambeth Bridge? Ever wondered if the paint jobs were more than coincidental? Mark Mason explains exactly what the green and the red symbolise.

Mark is the author of Walk The Lines and website The Importance of Being Trivial.

Image by Ged Dackys in the Londonist Flickr pool.

Last Updated 04 March 2016

LolC

I thought he was going to say that from where he is they also represent port and starboard. He didn't say why red for Lords and green for Commons.