Southwark Bridge is an arch bridge for traffic linking Southwark and the City across the River Thames in London. It was designed by Ernest George and Basil Mott. It was built by Sir William Arrol & Co. and opened in 1921. The bridge is owned and maintained by the City Bridge Trust, a charitable trust overseen by the City of London.
The south end of the bridge is near the Tate Modern, the Clink...
The polythene wraps and scaffolding have now been removed from Span 5 of Southwark Bridge, revealing its bright colours of green and yellow.
Span 5 as seen from the Thames Path
The newly painted Bridge Parapet, with the Financial Times building in the background
(L) The newly painted Span 5 returned to its original bright colours
The newly painted Span 5 Arch and Bridge Parapet