|Name||Southwark Bridge, London|
|Owner||City Bridge Trust of City of London Corporation|
|Design||Ernest George and Basil Mott|
|Contractor||Sir William Arrol|
|Where||Central London over River Thames.|
|Latitude||N 51 30' 32"|
|Longitude||W 00 05' 39"|
|Why||Bridges the Thames and replaced the 1819 bridge designed by John Rennie which was demolished around World War 1.|
|5 spans with main span||73.2 m.|
|Materials||Steel plate girder ribs|
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