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London Borough of Tower Hamlets in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

City of London Tower Bridge

 
 
City of London Tower Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. City of London Tower Bridge Marker
Inscription.
City of London
Tower Bridge
The main towers, high level walkways and the machine rooms under the southern approach of this bridge were opened to the public on 30th June 1982 by the Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor Sir Christopher Leaver, G.B.E., D. Mus., in the presence of Norman Harding, Esq., Chairman of the City Lands and Bridge House Estates Committee and Sir John Reader, Welch, Bt., M.A., Chairman of the Planning and Communications Committee and the following members of the Joint Co-ordinating Committee:

Bernard Joseph Brown, C.B.E., J.P. Sir Kingsley Collett, C.B.E., D. Litt., Deputy Colin Dyer, E.R.D., Deputy Jack Frankenberg, Deputy Caroline F. Gordon, Ph.D. Keith Gugan, Ph.D. Ivan F, Luckin Bernard L. Morgan, C.B.E., J.P., Deputy Edward John Reed, M.A. Gerald M. Stitcher, C.B.E.

the cost of all necessary work being met from the funds of the Bridge House Estates Trust.

Consultants Executive Architects Holford Associates
Engineers Mott, Hay & Anderson
Quantity Surveyors Kenneth R. Kensall & Partners
Exhibition Designers Robin Wade Design Associates
Contractor Holland, Hennen, & Cubitts Construction (London) Ltd.
City Engineers G.W. Pickin, B.Sc., C.Eng., F.I.C.E., F.I.Mun.E., F.R.S.A. L.W.E. Groome, C.Eng., F.I.C.E., F.I.Mun.E.,
City of London Tower Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. City of London Tower Bridge Marker
F.I.Struct.E.
 
Location. 51° 30.402′ N, 0° 4.479′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Tower Bridge Road and St Katharine's Way, on the left when traveling north on Tower Bridge Road. Touch for map. Located on the west tower on the north side of the Tower Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England EC3N 4DJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named City of London Tower Bridge (here, next to this marker); Tower Bridge (here, next to this marker); Corporation of London Tower Bridge (here, next to this marker); Memorial Stone (a few steps from this marker); Cast iron 12-pounder Gun (a few steps from this marker); History beneath your feet (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron 13-inch Mortar and Bed (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron 13-inch Mortar (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tower Bridge. (Submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Tower Bridge on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Tower Bridge from the North Shore image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
3. Tower Bridge from the North Shore
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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