Plaque

Thames Tunnel - Rotherhithe

Erection date: 25/9/1993

Inscription

International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Thames Tunnel constructed 1825 - 1843. First shield-driven subaqueous tunnel. Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, civil engineer. Presented 25th September 1993. Institution of Civil Engineers and American Society of Civil Engineers. Erected by kind permission of London Underground Limited. 
{Shield at top left:} American Society of Civil Engineers founded 1852.
{Shield at top right:} Unidentifiable emblem. 

Site: Thames Tunnel - Rotherhithe (1 memorial)

SE16, Brunel Road, Rotherhithe Station

The plaque is at the bottom of the escalators and stairs.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Thames Tunnel - Rotherhithe

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Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

Civil Engineer, born Hacqueville, Normandy, France. Educated in France, but f...

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Brunel's Thames Tunnel

The first tunnel in the world under a navigable river. Built between 1825 and...

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Thames Tunnel - Rotherhithe

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American Society of Civil Engineers

Founded to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide. B...

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Institution of Civil Engineers

The professional institution for civil engineers, with members in the UK and ...

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Transport for London / London Transport

This organisation has been a bit of a political football, often having its na...

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