Windsor Bridge

Also known as: Windsor Town Bridge
Thames Street, Windsor, West Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
High Street
 
 
Windsor Bridge is a minor waterways place on the River Thames (below Oxford) between Racecourse Yacht Basin Entrance (Junction of the River Thames and the Clewer Mill Stream) (2 miles and 4 furlongs and 1 lock to the west) and Magna Carta Island (Runnymede, Home of the Magna Carta Monument and the Kennedy Memorial) (5 miles and 6¼ furlongs and 2 locks to the southeast).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Racecourse Yacht Basin Entrance is Firework Ait; 1 furlong away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Magna Carta Island is Romney Lock Weir Entrance (Channel leading to the Weir); ¾ furlongs away.

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 Island4¾ furlongs
Windsor Railway Viaduct4¼ furlongs
Windsor Moorings2¼ furlongs
Deadwater Ait2 furlongs
Firework Ait1 furlong
Windsor Bridge
Romney Lock Weir Entrance¾ furlongs
Romney Lock4 furlongs
Romney Lock Weir Exit6½ furlongs
Black Potts Railway Bridge7½ furlongs
Black Potts Ait1 mile, ½ furlongs
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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.

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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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Nearest Water point

Boveney Lock — 1 mile, 7¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Cookham Lock — 8 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Chertsey Lock — 12 miles, 1½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Thames Lock No 16 — 14 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Thames Lock No 16
Hurley Lock — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Pyrford Lock No 12 — 19 miles, 1 furlong and 10 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Pyrford Lock No 12
Molesey Lock — 19 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Molesey Lock
Arthur's Bridge — 21 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Arthur's Bridge
Cartbridge Wharf — 22 miles, 7½ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Cartbridge Wharf
Teddington Lock Weir Exit — 24 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit
Shiplake Lock — 24 miles, 6½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Stoke Lock No 5 — 27 miles, ¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Stoke Lock No 5
Guildford Waterside Centre — 27 miles, 5½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Guildford Waterside Centre
Canal Centre Swing Bridge — 30 miles and 38 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Canal Centre Swing Bridge
Brentford Gauging Lock No 100 — 30 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100
Mytchett Bridge — 30 miles, 1 furlong and 38 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Mytchett Bridge
County Lock No 106 — 30 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Thames - Kennet Junction (Kennet Mouth), then on the River Thames (River Kennet) to High Bridge Reading, then on the River Kennet to County Lock No 106
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 33 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norwood Top Lock No 90
Ash Lock Canal Depot — 33 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 39 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Ash Lock Canal Depot
Godalming Wharf — 33 miles, 5½ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Godalming Wharf

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Boveney Lock — 1 mile, 7¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Bray Lock — 4 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Bell Weir Lock — 7 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Penton Hook Lock — 10 miles, ¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Marlow Lock — 12 miles, 4 furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Shepperton Lock — 13 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Hurley Lock — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Hambleden Lock — 18 miles, 4½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Pyrford Lock No 12 — 19 miles, 1 furlong and 10 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Pyrford Lock No 12
Molesey Lock — 19 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Molesey Lock
Arthur's Bridge — 21 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Arthur's Bridge
Marsh Lock — 21 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Teddington Lock Weir Exit — 24 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit
Shiplake Lock — 24 miles, 6½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Sonning Lock — 27 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Guildford Waterside Centre — 27 miles, 5½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Guildford Waterside Centre
Canal Centre Swing Bridge — 30 miles and 38 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Canal Centre Swing Bridge
Brentford Gauging Lock No 100 — 30 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100
Mytchett Bridge — 30 miles, 1 furlong and 38 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Mytchett Bridge
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 33 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norwood Top Lock No 90

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Boveney Lock — 1 mile, 7¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Shepperton Lock — 13 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 5 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Hurley Lock — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Pyrford Lock No 12 — 19 miles, 1 furlong and 10 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Pyrford Lock No 12
Molesey Lock — 19 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Molesey Lock
Arthur's Bridge — 21 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Arthur's Bridge
Shiplake Lock — 24 miles, 6½ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Guildford Waterside Centre — 27 miles, 5½ furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Guildford Waterside Centre
Canal Centre Swing Bridge — 30 miles and 38 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Canal Centre Swing Bridge
Brentford Gauging Lock No 100 — 30 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Brentford Gauging Lock No 100
Norwood Top Lock No 90 — 33 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Norwood Top Lock No 90
Godalming Wharf — 33 miles, 5½ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Godalming Wharf
Mapledurham Lock — 34 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Cowley Lock No 89 — 39 miles, 5 furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Cowley Lock No 89
Aldermaston Lock No 95 — 39 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 22 locks away
Travel to Thames - Kennet Junction (Kennet Mouth), then on the River Thames (River Kennet) to High Bridge Reading, then on the River Kennet to Aldermaston Lock No 95
Limehouse Basin — 45 miles, 5½ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Limehouse Basin
Old Ford Lock No 8 — 47 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Limehouse Basin Entrance, then on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) to Old Ford Lock No 8
Ham Manor Marina — 47 miles, 6 furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Thames - Kennet Junction (Kennet Mouth), then on the River Thames (River Kennet) to High Bridge Reading, then on the River Kennet to Ham Manor Marina
Batchworth Junction — 48 miles, ½ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Batchworth Junction
Little Venice — 48 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 23 locks away
Travel to D'Oyly Carte Island Footbridge, then on the River Thames (Desborough Cut) to Thames Meadow, then on the River Thames (below Oxford) to Teddington Lock Weir Exit, then on the River Thames (tidal section) to Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line) to Bull's Bridge Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Paddington Branch) to Little Venice

Nearest Place to turn

Romney Lock Weir Entrance — ¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Teddington Lock Weir Exit
Romney Lock Weir Exit — 6½ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Teddington Lock Weir Exit
Thames - Jubilee Junction (Windsor) — 1 mile, 1¾ furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Teddington Lock Weir Exit
Racecourse Yacht Basin Entrance — 2 miles, 4 furlongs and 1 lock away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Old Windsor Lock Weir Exit — 4 miles, 1½ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Teddington Lock Weir Exit
Marlow Lock Weir Exit — 12 miles, 2½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Five Ways Junction — 14 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Five Ways Junction
Temple Lock Weir Entrance — 14 miles, 2½ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Hurley Lock Weir Exit No 2 — 14 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 6 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Hurley Lock Weir Entrance No 2 — 15 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Coxes Railway Bridge — 15 miles, 4 furlongs and 8 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Coxes Railway Bridge
Woodham Junction — 17 miles, ¼ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction
Hambleden Marina — 18 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Hambleden Weir Exit — 18 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Hambleden Lock Weir Entrance — 18 miles, 5 furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Osney Bridge
Paxton Gardens Winding Hole — 18 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Thames - Wey Junction, then on the River Wey to Woodham Junction, then on the Basingstoke Canal to Paxton Gardens Winding Hole