6th June 2013 – Southwark Bridge Opened (1921)

Celebration: Southwark Bridge Opened (1921)

southwark bridge4

Mission: Go and say “Happy Birthday” to it

southwark bridge1

Status: Complete

southwark bridge2

Notes: Opened on this day in 1921, and replacing Southwark Iron Bridge. I crossed it from Southwark to the City, then took the underpass that is Fruiterers Passage (which had a selection of historic drawings of the bridge printed onto the tilework) and then crossed back to Southwark. I said “Hello” and “Happy birthday” to it, and gave it a friendly pat on the stonework.

iron bridge

old and new

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s