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Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Southwark Bridge opened

Erection date: 6/6/1921


{Beneath the 'bridge mark' of the Bridge House Estates and above the City of London coat of arms:}
Southwark Bridge
Re-built by the Bridge House Estates Committee of the Corporation of London 1913 - 1921,
Opened for traffic by their Majesties King George V and Queen Mary 6th June 1921.
Sir Ernest Lamb C.M.G. J.P. - Chairman
Basil Mott C.B. - Engineer
Sir Ernest George R.A. - Architect

Site: Southwark Bridge opened (1 memorial)

SE1, Southwark Bridge, West Pavement

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Southwark Bridge opened

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Bridge House Estates

Established to maintain London Bridge. Named after Bridge House, the original...

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Southwark Bridge

One of the more colourful bridges over the Thames. The first crossing on this...

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Southwark Bridge opened

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Sir Ernest George

Architect. Born 9 Portland Place, now Bartholomew Street, SE1. His partnershi...

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King George V

Reigned: 1910 - 1936.  Born third in line to the throne, after his father (wh...

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Sir Ernest Lamb

Politician. He was elected to the common council of the City of London, later...

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Queen Mary (consort)

Wife of George V, grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Born Princess Victoria M...

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Basil Mott

Civil engineer. Born in Leicester. 1902 formed the firm Mott, Hay and Anderso...

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