Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Natwest Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (2, nearest is 2½ furlongs away)
|Baths Island||4¾ furlongs|
|Windsor Railway Viaduct||4¼ furlongs|
|Windsor Moorings||2¼ furlongs|
|Deadwater Ait||2 furlongs|
|Firework Ait||1 furlong|
|Romney Lock Weir Entrance||¾ furlongs|
|Romney Lock||4 furlongs|
|Romney Lock Weir Exit||6½ furlongs|
|Black Potts Railway Bridge||7½ furlongs|
|Black Potts Ait||1 mile, ½ furlongs|
- Windsor Chocolate Theatre Cafe (Cafe)
61 yards to the southeast.
- Costa Coffee Eton (Restaurant)
56 yards to the north.
- La Tasca Windsor (Tapas Bar & Restaurant, Spanish Restaurant)
371 yards to the south.
- Thai Square Windsor (Thai Restaurant)
180 yards to the south.
- The George Inn, Eton (Pub)
63 yards to the northwest.
- Queen Mary's Dolls' House (Tourist Attraction, Toy Store)
417 yards to the southeast.
- Côte Brasserie Windsor (Restaurant)
36 yards to the north.
- Cote (French Restaurant)
37 yards to the northeast.
- Sir Christopher Wren Hotel & Spa (Hotel, Spa, Food & Restaurant)
62 yards to the south.
- Thames river, Windsor (Outdoors)
106 yards to the southwest.
- French Brothers River Cruise Windsor (Outdoors, Tourist Attraction)
126 yards to the southwest.
- Thames View Restaurant & Bar (Restaurant)
62 yards to the south.
- Browns Bar & Brasserie (Bar & Grill)
138 yards to the southwest.
- House On The Bridge Restaurant (Restaurant, Bar)
14 yards to the north.
- Alexandra Gardens (Park, Public Square, Miniature Golf)
323 yards to the southwest.
- Riverhouse restaurant, Windsor, England (Family Style Restaurant, Bar)
173 yards to the northeast.
- Watermans Arms, Eton (Pub)
109 yards to the west.
- The Real Greek, Windsor (Greek Restaurant)
177 yards to the south.
- The Long Walk - Windsor Castle (Landmark, Historical Place, Park)
1233 yards to the south.
- Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Train Station, Landmark, Automotive)
152 yards to the east.
- The King And Castle Pub, Windsor, England (Bar, Restaurant, Pub)
271 yards to the south.
- Home Park (Park, Playground, Arts & Entertainment)
908 yards to the northeast.
- The Royal Oak (Food & Restaurant)
149 yards to the east.
- Theatre Royal Windsor (Theatre)
144 yards to the south.
- Brocas (Park, Tourist Attraction)
296 yards to the west.
- Windsor Leisure Centre (Swimming Pool, Sports Center, Gym)
992 yards to the west.
- Gilbeys Bar & Restaurant (Restaurant, Bar)
91 yards to the north.
- The Diamond Jubilee Fountain (Statue & Fountain)
245 yards to the southwest.
- Prezzo Windsor (Italian Restaurant)
264 yards to the south.
- Windsor Coach Park (Parking)
417 yards to the southwest.
- Windsor Boating On The River (Tourist Attraction, Travel & Transportation, Outdoors)
1062 yards to the west.
- Bills Restaurant Windsor (Food & Restaurant)
378 yards to the south.
- Windsor Bridge (Tourist Attraction, Bridge)
9 yards to the south.
- Eton College Chapel (Education)
729 yards to the north.
- St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle (Tourist Attraction, Community & Government)
287 yards to the southeast.
Wikipedia has a page about Windsor Bridge
Windsor Bridge or Windsor Town Bridge, is a road bridge over the River Thames between the towns of Windsor and Eton in the English county of Berkshire. It now only carries pedestrian and cycle traffic, and crosses the Thames just above Romney Lock.
It is likely that the first bridge on this site was built in the 12th century AD. By 1172 it is recorded that Osbert de Bray derived over £4 from tolls levied on vessels passing beneath the bridge. In 1242, permission was granted for oak trees to be felled in Windsor Forest for the purpose of constructing a new bridge between Windsor and Eton. By 1819 the wooden bridge, presumably rebuilt many times over its life, had deteriorated and it was decided to build a new bridge in new materials.
Construction on the current bridge was started in 1822 and it opened on June 1, 1824. The bridge has three arches, each comprising seven cast iron segments, and supported in mid-stream by two granite piers.
Built as a road bridge, tolls were originally levied on traffic crossing the bridge. Following protests and a case, The Mayor &c. of New Windsor and ano. v Joseph Taylor which went to the highest court at the time, these tolls were scrapped in 1897. In the 20th century the bridge carried the A332, the busy main road between Slough and Windsor.
In 1970, cracks were discovered in some of the cast iron segments, and despite local protests, however with almost equal support it was decided to close the bridge to all motorised traffic. All such traffic must now travel between Windsor and Eton via the Queen Elizabeth Bridge on Windsor's bypass 0.25 miles (0.40 km) to the west or for those approaching from Old Windsor or Runnymede the Albert Bridge provides an alternative route via Datchet's High Street.
In 2002 the bridge was refurbished, with repairs to the structure and new parapets including integral lighting. The bridge deck was replaced using Yorkstone and seating areas provided. The bridge remains in use by pedestrians only and provides an excellent walking route from central Windsor to Eton's High Street, and a good viewing spot for both the river and Windsor Castle.n
- Proximity to Railway terminuses/termini n
80m southeast of the bridge is Windsor and Eton Riverside railway station and the town's competing station, Windsor and Eton Central railway station is 200m to the southwest. The destinations are London Waterloo and London Paddington respectively, the former being far closer to the average centre point, Charing Cross. The Central Station offers the "change-at-Slough" service to London of between 41–56 minutes compared to a no-change-required 56–78 minutes for the riverside station.
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