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Coordinates: 51°30′32″N 0°05′40″W / 51.50889°N 0.09444°W / 51.50889; -0.09444

Southwark Bridge, River Thames, London, England
Southwark Bridge and St Paul's Cathedral

Southwark Bridge is an arch bridge across the River Thames in London, England. The bridge makes it possible to travel back and forth between Southwark and the City of London

At the north-west side is Vintners Court.

The south end is near the Tate Modern and Globe Theatre

The next bridge upstream is the London Millennium Bridge. The next downstream is Cannon Street Railway Bridge.

History

Southwark Bridge opened in 1921. A previous bridge on this site opened in 1819

In June 2012, the bridge was highlighted on the route of Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the Thames.

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