Spanning the Thames and connecting Tower Hamlets to Southwark, Tower Bridge has been an iconic part of London since the Victorian period (and often wrongly called London Bridge, which is a different, less beautiful bridge). Today, it sees thousands of tourists and commuters crossing over it while ships pass beneath its drawbridge. While London Bridge […]
Straddling the banks of the Thames, Tower Bridge is one of London’s most recognisable landmarks, standing out easily over the skyline and the city’s gleaming spires. During the Victorian period, Britain and its capital city enjoyed a major expansion of industry and trade. This mean increased traffic into and out of the city, such that […]
This is a little far off to worry about at this stage – but many people might be planning trips for when this will happen so we thought we should let you know. Tower Bridge will be closing for 3 months at the end of 2016 for the Victorian Bascules (that lift the bridge) to […]
A stunning timelapse video has showcased the beauty of Tower Bridge by day and night including the impressive glass bottomed walkway. Chad Gordon Higgins, who is originally from the West Midlands but now lives in London, took 12,076 pictures in and around the capital’s landmark, and then spent seven-and-a-half hours condensing these into 3,878 to make […]
The latest trend in tourist attractions these days seems to be putting glass floors into a famous landmark. We’re from Chicago and the Willis Tower (it will always be Sears to us!) has done this, making the attraction more popular than ever. Now, Tower Bridge in London has become the latest place to add a […]
Check out this lovely timelapse video of the sun setting over Tower Bridge, taken just yesterday.
Tower Bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales (not the current one obviously) over 120 years ago. This special bridge is one that many associate with London. Anyone who sees this Bridge immediately knows that it’s in London (so it’s often the first thing shown in stock footage about London). It’s certainly a […]
Here is a lovely aerial view of London up river towards the West, from above Tower Bridge and the River Thames. It’s a stunning picture that will make a lovely desktop wallpaper. You can spot some of London’s oldest and newest landmarks, including the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the Shard, City Hall and St Paul’s off in […]
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