Lambeth Bridge facts for kids
On the east side of the bridge is the London Borough of Lambeth and Lambeth Palace which is the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury. On the west side of the bridge is the City of Westminster and Thames House, which is the headquarters of MI5). The Palace of Westminster is a short walk downstream to the north through the Victoria Tower Garden.
The first crossing at this site was a suspension bridge which was built in 1862. The current bridge opened in 1932
- Lambeth Bridge (1862) in the Structurae database
- Lambeth Bridge (1932) in the Structurae database
- Original Lambeth Bridge, looking south-east from Millbank, 1923
- Southern Approach to original bridge showing its narrowness, 1923
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Lambeth Bridge, seen from Millbank, looking north and downstream
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