Southwark Bridge
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Name Southwark Bridge, London
Owner City Bridge Trust of City of London Corporation
Design Ernest George and Basil Mott
Contractor Sir William Arrol
When 1921
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.
Overall type Arch
Width 16.8 m.
Length 243.8 m.
5 spans with main span 73.2 m.
Materials Steel plate girder ribs
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Pictures from David Blockley, UK