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Greenwich Foot Tunnel

Categories: Engineering, Transport

Pedestrian tunnel under the Thames designed by Sir Alexander Binnielinking Greenwich town centre in the south with Island Gardens Park in the north. It is 1,215 feet (370.2 m) long and 50 feet (15.2 m) deep. The tunnel is classed as a public highway and by law is kept open 24 hours a day. It is accessible by spiral staircases and large lifts.

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

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Greenwich Foot Tunnel

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Greenwich Foot Tunnel - north

There is an identical plaque at the entrance to the tunnel on the south bank ...

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Greenwich Foot Tunnel - south

There is an identical plaque at the entrance to the tunnel on the north bank ...

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Greenwich Foot Tunnel - war bomb damage repair

Second World War bomb damage repair This short length of the tunnel was repai...

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