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London Millennium Footbridge


  • Address: 1 Queen Victoria St
  • Vicinity: Spans the River Thames btw Southwark Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge
  • City of City of London in London
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

London Millennium Footbridge is a steel suspension pedestrian bridge that spans the River Thames in London, England, from Bankside to the City of London. - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1999/04/28 Construction began in late 1998 and the main works were started on 28 April 1999 by Monberg and Thorsen and Sir Robert McAlpine.
2000/06/10 Foster and Partners Architects Designed by the Arup Group, Foster and Partners, and Sir Anthony Caro, the Millennium Bridge opens two months late. Completed at a cost of 18.2M pounds (2.2M over budget), it was primarily paid for by the Millennium Commission and the London Bridge Trust.
2000/06/12 Unanticipated lateral vibration (resonant structural response) cause the Millennium Bridge to be closed for modifications.

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Particulars for London Millennium Footbridge:
Structure type Bridge
Area of Significance Engineering
Historic Use Pedestrian Related
Sight Category Structure
Bridge Type Suspension Bridge




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