Southwark Bridge is an arch bridge for traffic linking Southwark and the City across the River Thames in London.

Southwark Bridge
Southwark Bridge

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

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 of London Bridge, and to be known as Southwark Bridge.

images by Harris Digital Productions

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.