Lifting bridge, Garnet Street, Shadwell Basin, Wapping Wall, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA116611
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1930
Image Date1982
ViewExterior
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC E 281282
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Martin Charles / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is a lifting bridge of the Scherzer rolling-bascule type, built in the 1930s by the Port of London Authority and restored as a fixed bridge in the 1980s by the London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC). See RIBA116618 for a colour version of this image.

Subject tags

bridges, machinery