London's Most Beautiful Bridges

By Londonist Staff Last edited 14 months ago
London's Most Beautiful Bridges

There's something magical about London's Thames bridges.

Each with a unique personality, the diverse river spans often offer the pedestrian Londoner a literal and metaphorical breath of fresh air; a space to pause, slightly removed from the traffic and otherwise somewhat claustrophobic architecture of the city centre; a moment to look up and out, towards a more distant horizon than the pavement or road in front of your eyes.  

The 'trembling lady' at night.
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The ever-beautiful Hammersmith Bridge.
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Albert Bridge, Battersea
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The Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge
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Tower Bridge is one of just two Grade I listed bridges over the Thames
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Tower Bridge at sunset
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Good morning, Hammersmith Bridge!
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A moody Millennium Bridge.
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An interesting perspective on Tower Bridge.
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All the lights from Blackfriars Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge.
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Hammersmith Bridge, face on.
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Southwark Bridge
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Southwark Bridge with Tower Bridge in the distance
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Tower Bridge in silhouette.
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Westminster Bridge always looks stunning
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London from the air
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Albert Bridge's unusual colour scheme is designed to make it more conspicuous in poor visibility.
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A different perspective on Tower Bridge.
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Hammersmith Bridge is Grade II listed.
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Westminster Bridge over a glassy Thames.
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Hammersmith Bridge from below.
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At night, Albert Bridge is illuminated by 4,000 LEDs.
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Millenium Bridge, London
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Albert Bridge in the moonlight.
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Hammersmith Bridge was designed by noted civil engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette.
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Blackfriars Bridge was given Grade II listed status in 1972.
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Angry skies over Westminster Bridge.
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The Millennium Bridge over a mirror-like Thames.
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Tower Bridge's bascules are raised around 1,000 times a year.
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A different view of Millennium Bridge, this time from the north of the river.
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The Albert Bridge at sunset.
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The Millennium Bridge
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A lovely sunrise by the Millennium Bridge.
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The Millennium Bridge at blue hour.
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The Albert Bridge was protected as a Grade II* listed structure in 1975.
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Albert Bridge, Battersea
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Blackfriars Bridge at night.
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Tower Bridge and The Shard at sunset.
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Sunrise over Westminster Bridge.
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Last Updated 15 November 2017