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7th May 2009

These images of Southwark Bridge were taken on 7 May 2009 and show Spans 2, 3 and 4 before restoration. Contractors have already completed Span 1

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12th May 2009

The old coatings have been removed and the Blast Primer applied. Work on applying the High Build Aluminium Primer gets underway on Span 5.

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2nd June 2009

Work continues on removing the polythene wraps from the scaffolding which surrounds span 5 of Southwark Bridge.

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16th June 2009

The polythene wraps and scaffolding have now been removed from Span 5 of Southwark Bridge, revealing its bright colours of green and yellow.

Scaffolder on Southwark Bridge

Scaffolding on Southwark Bridge

Work has now started on erecting scaffolding around Span 2 on Southwark Bridge. The work being carried out is within the existing Traffic Management arrangements.

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Removing the polythene wraps

This video clip from the 2nd June 2009 shows contractors removing the polythene wraps from the scaffolding which surrounds Span 5 of Southwark Bridge. Safety Boat

Southwark Bridge

Old Southwark Bridge

In May, 1811, a Bill was passed for the erection of a new bridge to cross the Thames about a quarter of a mile west

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Southwark Bridge

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

John Rennie

John Rennie

John Rennie (1761-1821) John Rennie was born in Phantassie near East Linton, East Lothian, in 1761, and was to become one of the greatest engineers