London SE1 community website

London Bridge

London Bridge

The first London Bridge was built by the Romans slightly downstream (c. 50AD). It has been re-built several times. The version built between 1176 and 1209 originally had houses, shops and a chapel on it. Replaced in 1831 by John Rennie's bridge which is now in Arizona, USA

London Bridge was the only bridge in London until the mid 18th century

The present bridge dates from 1973 and cost £4 million. It carries 1,600 vehicles per hour between 7am and 10am.

London Bridge, London SE1 9QL
Show me London Bridge on a map
Nearest tube station: London Bridge (318 yards)
News & features about London Bridge
Restaurants, pubs & bars near London Bridge
We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.