The London Millennium Footbridge is a pedestrian-only steel suspension bridge crossing the River Thames in London, England, linking Bankside with the City. It is located between Southwark Bridge (downstream) and Blackfriars Bridge (upstream). With construction beginning in 1998, it is owned and maintained by the Bridge House Estates a charitable trust overseen by the City of London Corporation.
Londoners nicknamed the bridge the Wobbly Bridge after crowds of pedestrians felt an unexpected swaying motion on the first two days after the bridge opened. The bridge was closed and modified, and further modifications eliminated the "wobble" entirely.
The southern end of the bridge is near Globe Theatre, the Bankside Gallery and Tate Modern, the north end next to the City of London School below St Paul's Cathedral. The bridge alignment is such that a clear view of St Paul's south facade is presented from across the river, framed by the bridge supports, thus providing a scenic view of the cathedral.
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Wonderful capture Nick! Fantastic light and colours
malby ~ Hi there Maggi ~ thanks again for visiting and thank you for your compliments too ~ Ciao nick
Interesting view of St. Pauls. I like it a lot! Visiting your gallery, just like taking a guided tour of London.
Gabor Retei ~ I'm glad that you like this shot too Gabe ~ but I'm even more pleased that you have found a goodtour of London using my shots and information. ~ Have a great day ~ Ciao nick
Great shot! I remember this bridge well too and enjoyed your caption.
emmar10 Hello thanks for your visit and compliment ~ Best wishes ~ nick
A much photographed location,but this is very well takenLIKE
ELIXC, ~ Yup I have taken hundreds of different shots of this popular bridge too ~ Thanks a lot for your compliment and like ~ nick
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Photo taken in Millennium Bridge, London SE1 9JE, UK
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