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A LITTLE HISTORY

BRIDGES

THE LONDON EYE

THE THAMES BARRIER

THE THAMES TUNNEL

THE HOUSEBOATS


(Updated on 03/12/2013)

 



 

 

 

A LITTLE HISTORY :

 

BRIDGES :

 

  • The 'Fan Bridge': Paddington's new landmark - 16 May 2013
    "The Next Big Thing: A bridge that unfurls like a Japanese fan will provide an unusual new passageway
    to Londoners crossing the Grand Union Canal."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

     

  • London Bridge - a nursery rhyme (PowerPoint Presentation)
    (Jefferson County Schools)

 

THE THAMES TUNNEL

THE THAMES BARRIER :

 

  • The Thames Barrier
    "Find out how the Thames Barrier was designed and built, and how it works. You can also learn about the history and environment of the River Thames."

    See Admission charges
    (environment-agency.gov.uk)
  • Thames Barrier
    1 Design and construction
    2 Previous flooding
    3 Flood Defence Operations
    4 Popular culture...

    (Wikipedia)



  • London 'flooded' in disaster film
    "In scenes that may no longer be dismissed as far-fetched, a new film is to chart what would happen if the Thames Barrier was overwhelmed."
    (BBC)

 

 

THE LONDON EYE :

 

 

  • The London Eye + SCRIPT
    "All the information about the London Eye is explained in this short video. The biggest Ferris wheel in the world is definitely worth a visit."
    (videojug.com)

 

 

THE HOUSEBOATS:

 

  • A strange life on London's river Thames - with pictures - 13 December 2017
    "Eel Pie Island is one of around 180 islets on the Thames, born of the river’s meandering, 184-mile path from the Cotswold hills to the North Sea."

    (BBC)

 

  • Why young Londoners are moving to houseboats - with pictures - 5 December 2016
    "Would you trade your flat for a life of cruising the canals? These young Londoners have – and in the process they’ve not only saved money, but found a new way of life."

    (BBC)

 

 

 

From the film : "G.I. JOE – RETALIATION"