Chelsea Bridge

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Chelsea Bridge, London

Chelsea Bridge is a self-anchored suspension bridge for road and foot traffic running north-south over the River Thames in London, between Grosvenor Bridge and the Albert Bridge. It was designed by G. Topham Forest and opened in 1937, replacing an earlier suspension bridge on the same site. The original bridge was also a suspension bridge, built in 1851-1858 by Thomas Page. It was a toll bridge until 1879.

On the north bank is Pimlico to the east and Chelsea to the north and west; the Royal Chelsea Hospital lies immediately to the north west. On the south bank is Nine Elms to the east and Battersea to the west. Battersea Power Station is immediately to the south east of the bridge, and Battersea Park to the south west.

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Bridges of Central London, west to east
Chelsea Bridge | Grosvenor Bridge | Vauxhall Bridge | Lambeth Bridge | Westminster Bridge
Hungerford Bridge | Waterloo Bridge | Blackfriars Bridge | Blackfriars Railway Bridge
Millennium Bridge | Southwark Bridge | Cannon Street Railway Bridge | London Bridge | Tower Bridge
See also: Crossings of the River Thames | Bridges of the United Kingdom
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