This photo of the view from Hungerford Bridge in London is part of one of the panoramic images found on the PanoramicEarth.com Tour of London. There are over 100 images taken from around
Hungerford bridge links Charring Cross with
The new footbridges achieved several notable things. Firstly they provided new 4.7m wide and 320m long foot-spans across the river on both sides of the railway bridge. Secondly, they brought back some of the history of the suspension bridge as the bridges decks are suspended from sets of cable rods attached to leaning steel pylons. This provides a new striking impression to the river and obscures the rail span. Lastly, they provided, under the guise of a publicly funded Golden Jubilee project, the money to refurbish the iron pillars of the bridge and set them inside concrete, thereby bailing out Railtrack which could not afford to do the required work to one of it’s bridges.
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The full panoramic image taken from Hungerford Bridge
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