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Greenwich Foot Tunnel

 
 
Greenwich Foot Tunnel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 19, 2013
1. Greenwich Foot Tunnel Marker
Inscription. This tunnel constructed by the London County Council was opened in August 1902.

Sir John MacDougall chairman of the Council; Lord Monkswell vice chairman; Henry Clarke deputy chairman; Col F. Sheffield chairman bridges comm; J. E. Sears vice chairman bridges comm; Sir Alex R Binnie MICE, Maurice FitzMaurice CMG, MICE, engrs; W. C. Copperthwaite MICE resident engineer.

J. Cochrane & Sons contractors; J. Brown AMICE, contractors engineer.
 
Location. 51° 28.994′ N, 0° 0.61′ W. Marker is in Greenwich, England. Click for map. Marker is mounted above the Greenwich entrance to the foot tunnel, on the south bank of the Thames River. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwich, England SE10 9HT, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. London Wall (approx. 5.4 kilometers away); Tower Hill Execution Site (approx. 5.6 kilometers away); To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace (approx. 7.4 kilometers away); The Battle of Britain Memorial (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); Trial of William Wallace (approx. 8.2 kilometers away); Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Domed Tunnel Entrance (Greenwich Side) image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 19, 2013
2. Domed Tunnel Entrance (Greenwich Side)
(approx. 9.3 kilometers away); George Orwell House (approx. 13.4 kilometers away); House of John Keats (approx. 13.6 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. The "MICE" on the marker are Members of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
 
Regarding Greenwich Foot Tunnel. The Greenwich Foot Tunnel allows people to walk freely under the Thames River between Greenwich and the East End of London. It is mile long.

The tunnel entrances on both sides of the river have lifts, making the tunnel wheelchair accessible. Cyclists are asked to dismount while using the tunnel. The long passageway is somewhat dank, with puddles of water suggesting minor leakage in spots.


 
Also see . . .  Visitors Guide. (Submitted on August 26, 2013, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
 
Additional keywords. Tunnel
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRoads & Vehicles
 
View Down the Tunnel image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, August 19, 2013
3. View Down the Tunnel
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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