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Deptford Creek bridge

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From the magnificent Edith Streets: The Bridge, with its control tower alongside, was opened in 1954. The first footbridge was built in 1804, and the first road bridge in 1815. The bridge lifts let boats go up river. There had been discussions over a long period about a bridge over the Creek but it was opposed by the Society of Ferrymen. In 1803 following a petition to Parliament a footbridge was installed.

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Deptford Creek bridge

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Deptford Creek bridge

Deptford Creek This is the mouth of the River Ravensbourne, first bridged in ...

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1 memorial
Dr. Francis Alexander Barton

Dr. Francis Alexander Barton

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1 memorial
Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

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4 memorials