Tower Bridge

After spending an hour or so on the North side of the Thames overlooking the Shard we crossed to the South side and walked down towards Tower Bridge…we’d be seeing a fair bit of Tower Bridge over the next 14 hours.

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Tower Bridge and the HMS Belfast

I’m going on the London Photowalk tomorrow so here’s a shot I took last November on a walk around the Tower Bridge area.

Tower Bridge and the HMS Belfast

…this picture from the last London Photowalk came top of the pile. I just found out today and am well chuffed! See the London Photowalk web page here.

You might have seen a slightly different version of this image on this blog a couple of weeks ago – just click here to see it again.

So, one last shot of Tower Bridge in London from last Sunday. Whilst I was processing this I wondered why the bridge was painted blue. In fact it was painted red, white and blue for the Silver Jubilee back in 1977, previously it had, apparently, been a chocolatey colour. It was opened in 1894 on the 30th June.

This was taken on the London Photowalk last Sunday and shows Tower Bridge from St Catherine’s Dock.