Waterloo Bridge
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Name Waterloo Bridge, London
Design E J Buckton & W Cuerel of Rendel, Palmer & Tritton
Architectural Design Giles Gilbert Scott
Contractor Peter Lind & Co 
When 1942
Where Central London
Latitude N 51 30' 31"
Longitude W 00 07' 01"
Why Road Bridge over Thames. The original bridge had 9 arches, was designed by John Rennie and opened in 1817 - closed in 1934 due to sinking piers
Overall type Beam - hollow box girder
Width 17.7 m.
Main span 77 m.
Materials Reinforced Concrete with Portland stone facing
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Pictures from David Blockley, UK