Wandsworth Bridge

Wandsworth Bridge, London SW18 1AY, United Kingdom
A217
 
Wandsworth Bridge is a minor waterways place on the River Thames (tidal section) between Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction (Junction of Grand Union Canal (Main Line) and the River Thames) (7 miles and 2¼ furlongs to the west) and The Houses of Parliament (4 miles and 1¾ furlongs to the northeast).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Thames - Grand Union Canal Junction is Thames - Wandle Junction (Junction of the River Thames and the River Wandle); 2¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of The Houses of Parliament is Battersea Railway Bridge; 5½ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Halfords car and outdoor shops (2 miles and 2¾ furlongs away); Barclays Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (3 miles and 1¼ furlongs away); Lloyds Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (2 miles and 1¾ furlongs away); Santander Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (2, nearest is 2 miles and 5 furlongs away)

There is a bridge here which takes a major road over the canal.

Hammersmith Bridge2 miles, 6¾ furlongs
Thames - Beverley Brook Junction1 mile, 5¼ furlongs
Putney Bridge1 mile, 1 furlong
Fulham Railway Bridge7¾ furlongs
Thames - Wandle Junction2¾ furlongs
Wandsworth Bridge
Battersea Railway Bridge5½ furlongs
Chelsea Harbour6¼ furlongs
Thames - Counter's Creek Junction1 mile
Battersea Road Bridge1 mile, 2¾ furlongs
Albert Bridge1 mile, 4¾ furlongs
 

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Wandsworth Bridge crosses the River Thames in west London. It carries the A217 road between the area of Battersea, near Wandsworth Town Station, in the London Borough of Wandsworth on the south of the river, and the areas of Sands End and Parsons Green, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, on the north side.

The first bridge on the site was a toll bridge built by Julian Tolmé in 1873, in the expectation that the western terminus of the Hammersmith and City Railway would shortly be built on the north bank, leading to a sharp increase in the number of people wanting to cross the river at this point. The railway terminus was not built, and problems with drainage on the approach road made access to the bridge difficult for vehicles. Wandsworth Bridge was commercially unsuccessful, and in 1880 it was taken into public ownership and made toll-free. Tolmé's bridge was narrow and too weak to carry buses, and in 1926 a Royal Commission recommended its replacement.

In 1937 Tolmé's bridge was demolished. The present bridge, an unadorned steel cantilever bridge designed by Sir Thomas Peirson Frank, was opened in 1940. At the time of its opening it was painted in dull shades of blue as camouflage against air raids, a colour scheme it retains. Although Wandsworth Bridge is one of the busiest bridges in London, carrying over 50,000 vehicles daily, it has been described as "probably the least noteworthy bridge in London".

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Wandsworth Bridge
[Wandsworth] [London Borough of Wandsworth] [List of bridges in London] [Wandsworth Common] [Fairfield (Wandsworth ward)] [Putney Bridge] [Tideway] [Battersea] [Diamond Jubilee Footbridge]
Information retrieved Tuesday 2 July 2019 at 16:30
Pub
  • The Alma Wandsworth (Gastropub, Hotel)
    499 Old York Road, London, SW18 1TF — 524 yards to the south.
Community Center
Gastropub
Country Club Clubhouse
  • The Hurlingham Club (Social Club, Performance & Event Venue)
    Ranelagh Gardens, London, SW6 3PR — 1008 yards to the west.
Sports Event
Dance & Night Club
  • The Grand (Performance & Event Venue)
    21- 25 St John's Hill, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 1TT — 1428 yards to the east.
  • WE Party UK (Party Entertainment Service)
    London — 1424 yards to the east.
Park
  • Hurlingham Park (Stadium, Arena & Sports Venue, Arts & Entertainment)
    London, SW6 3 — 1131 yards to the northwest.
  • 51St State Festival London
    Cockfosters Road, London, SW6 2 — 1206 yards to the north.
Sports & Recreation
Public Figure
  • Lubna Rafiq
    London, SW11 3J — 1369 yards to the northeast.
Hotel Resort
Education
  • Royal Academy of Dance (Performing Arts, Nonprofit Organization)
    36 Battersea Square, London, SW11 3RA — 1496 yards to the northeast.
Dance Studio
  • bbodance (Performing Arts School)
    London — 352 yards to the east.
Retail Company
  • Laura Ashley (Furniture Store)
    London — 1301 yards to the north.
Bar
  • Neverland London (Outdoor Recreation, Food Stand)
    364 Wandsworth Bridge Rd, Fulham, London, London, SW6 2TY — 116 yards to the north.
Train Station
Italian Restaurant
Landmark & Historical Place
Amusement & Theme Park
Parking Garage Lot
Chef
  • CAKE-BOY
    unit 2 kingfisher house Battersea Reach, London, SW18 1 — 278 yards to the east.
Harbor
Nonprofit Organization
  • One Dance UK
    Ensign House, Battersea Reach, Juniper Drive, London, SW18 1TA — 254 yards to the east.
Alternative & Holistic Health Service
Neighborhood
Hotel
Playground
Real Estate
Movie Theater
Borough
Transit Hub
Shopping Mall