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Battersea Railway Bridge

Above: Looking at Battersea Railway Bridge from Wandsworth Bridge. St Mary, Battersea, can be seen in the centre of the view (above one of the piers). You might think that a relatively narrow railway bridge crossing the Thames at Battersea … Continue reading

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Battersea Bridge

Above: Looking at the west side of the present Battersea Bridge from the Battersea side of the Thames. Today’s Battersea Bridge is the second on the present site. The first bridge on the site was erected 1771-73 as a toll-bridge … Continue reading

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Westbourne River at Sloane Square

Above: Looking west while standing on the eastbound platform of Sloane Square Underground Station. The River Westbourne still flows through the large green box-section ‘tube’ above the two platforms. Its a great shame that many of the tributaries of the … Continue reading

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