“First opened by Her Majesty Queen Victoria”: Blackfriars Bridge in London, UK

Remembrance Sunday to commemorate the contribution of servicemen in London

London, UK, images; bridges over the River Thames; Blackfriars Bridge

Bridges over the River Thames: Blackfriars Bridge in London, UK (in the background the dome of St Paul's Cathedral)
Bridges over the River Thames: Blackfriars Bridge in London, UK (in the background the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral)

• From a public information point:

“Corporation of London • Blackfriars Bridge standing on the site of the original bridge named after William Pitt the Elder in 1760. Constructed and maintained without burden upon public funds out of monies derived from the Bridge House Estates Trust • First opened 6th November 1869 by Her Majesty Queen Victoria • Widened and reopened 14th September 1909 by the Rt. Hon. Sir George Wyatt Truscott. Bart. Lord Mayor”

South East London: November impressions

Connections to/from Southwark Underground Station

 

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