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|
- Cote (French Restaurant)
37 yards to the northeast.
- Sir Christopher Wren Hotel & Spa (Hotel, Spa, Food & Restaurant)
62 yards to the south.
- Cote Brassarie (Food & Restaurant)
32 yards to the north.
- House On The Bridge Restaurant (Restaurant, Bar)
14 yards to the north.
- Windsor Town Centre (City, Shopping & Retail, Public Places & Attractions)
499 yards to the south.
- Browns Bar & Brasserie (Bar & Grill)
140 yards to the southwest.
- Theatre Royal Windsor (Theatre)
144 yards to the south.
- Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Train Station, Landmark, Railroad)
152 yards to the east.
- Thames river, Windsor (Outdoors)
116 yards to the southwest.
- The Royal Oak (Food & Restaurant)
149 yards to the east.
- Eton Antique Bookshop (Shopping & Retail)
150 yards to the northwest.
- Castle Gym (Gym)
364 yards to the southwest.
- Starbucks UK (Coffee Shop)
262 yards to the south.
- Harte & Garter (Hotel, Restaurant, Spa)
370 yards to the south.
- The King And Castle Pub, Windsor, England (Bar, Restaurant, Pub)
271 yards to the south.
- Thames View Restaurant & Bar (Restaurant)
62 yards to the south.
- Lebanese Nights Windsor (Food & Restaurant)
171 yards to the southeast.
- Gilbeys Bar & Restaurant (Restaurant, Bar)
92 yards to the north.
- Watermans Arms, Eton (Pub)
109 yards to the west.
- McDonald's (Fast Food Restaurant, Burger Restaurant)
284 yards to the south.
- Bills Restaurant Windsor (Food & Restaurant)
376 yards to the south.
- Riverhouse restaurant, Windsor, England (Family Style Restaurant, Bar)
172 yards to the northeast.
- Costa Coffee In Windsor Royal Station ;0)' (Coffee Shop)
371 yards to the south.
- Nando's Windsor (Portuguese Restaurant, Chicken Restaurant)
305 yards to the south.
- Windsor Leisure Centre (Swimming Pool, Sports Center, Gym)
993 yards to the west.
- Costa Coffee Eton (Restaurant)
484 yards to the north.
- Windsor Chocolate Theatre Cafe (Cafe)
61 yards to the southeast.
- Thai Square Windsor (Thai Restaurant)
205 yards to the south.
- La Taverna, Windsor (Italian Restaurant)
154 yards to the south.
- MANGO LOUNGE WINDSOR (Indian Restaurant)
137 yards to the southeast.
- The George Inn, Eton (Pub)
150 yards to the northwest.
- St George's School, Windsor Castle (Organization)
237 yards to the east.
- CastleView Dental (Dentist)
131 yards to the east.
- Windsor Bride (Bridal Shop)
1154 yards to the south.
- Eton College Chapel (Education)
740 yards to the north.
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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