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Battersea Bridge

#918 of 1 906 things to do in London
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Nicely refurbished but still a chronic traffic bottleneck

It's quite a shock to see romantic oil paintings of Battersea Bridge by the likes of Whistler... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
Classic London Bridge

Worth visiting to see the Victorian design Good view Of the Thames and the work taking place on... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
617collinm
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Anderson, South Carolina
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“Nicely refurbished but still a chronic traffic bottleneck”
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Built in 1890 to a design by Sir Joseph Bazalgette, this five-arched bridge links Chelsea and Battersea.
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1 Battersea Bridge Road, London SW11 3BZ, England
Clapham / Battersea 
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A simple walk around the Battersea Bridge at night became a memorable moment of stunning views and amazing people!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank gabriellporfirio
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It's quite a shock to see romantic oil paintings of Battersea Bridge by the likes of Whistler showing a tall metal structure very different from the lower more functional existing structure built towards the end of the last century. It's been nicely refurbished and painted....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is an arch bridge across the River Thames linking Battersea with Chelsea. It is situated at a sharp bend on the river and has been the subject of numerous collisions through the years.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting to see the Victorian design Good view Of the Thames and the work taking place on the power station

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 617collinm
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Battersea bridge is 125 years old. The wrought-iron and steel cantilever bridge has five segmental spans. With two footpaths, the bridge has a total width of 55 ft. The Arch work of Battersea bridge is great and intricate detailed.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The old wooden bridge was opened in 1771, it was dangerous to the ships and unpopular among its users, but it was the subject of many paintings made by prestigious artists. The new bridge was constructed in 1890, it has five arches with cast iron...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Borzov
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Battersea Bridge is a functional bridge which allows traffic and pedestrians to move from one side to the other. It is good if you want to walk to the Kings Road, Chelsea or go to Battersea Park.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank debsmillen66
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Well, well, well. What can we say about battersea. Firstly is the best area in south London period! The multi cultural community is heads up the best. With filipino shops, halal butchers and falcon road Islamic community centre this makes battersea a wonderful place where...More

3  Thank Muslim101
Reviewed 30 September 2012

An excellent place for a family stroll near the river with easy access to all public transport, cafes and the Kings Road shops

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Well, of course i'm going to say that, because i'm from there, though i left in 1992 and come back regularly, it has certainly changed in my lifetime, when I was a kid, other than immediately around the park, Battersea was a very tough heart...More

Date of experience: September 2012
8  Thank Theycallitmadness
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