Place    From 1912 

Kew Gardens Station Footbridge

Categories: Transport

Kew Gardens Station Footbridge

Grade II listed, thsi bridge is a very early example of the use of reinforced concrete in Britain. Built in the age of steam, it still carries the deflectors and very high parapets which channelled billowing smoke away from the bridge and the pedestrians crossing it.

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

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Kew Gardens Station footbridge

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