History

Tram

Tram at Southwark Bridge

The first trams were introduced into London in 1860 by the American George Francis Train. These early trams were originally led by horses, with the

Southwark Bridge

The River Thames

For thousands of years the River Thames has played an important role in the development of England and to this day continues to delight and

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The Millennium Bridge

In 1996 Southwark Council in conjunction with the Financial Times and the Royal Institute of British Architects organized a competition for the design of a

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