Building    From 1908 

Rotherhithe Tunnel

Categories: Engineering, Transport

Road tunnel crossing under the River Thames, connecting Rotherhithe to the Ratcliff district of Limehouse. Designed by Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, it was constructed using both a tunnelling 'shield' and the 'cut and cover' method, and is 4.860 feet (1,481 metres) in length. The photograph shows the construction of the tunnel. Caroline's Miscellany and Ian Visits have both walked the tunnel so we don't have to.

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

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Rotherhithe Tunnel

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Entrance to the Rotherhithe Tunnel - north

This tunnel, constructed by the London County Council, was opened by H.R.H. T...

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Entrance to the Rotherhithe Tunnel - south

This tunnel, constructed by the London County Council was opened by H.R.H. th...

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Rotherhithe Tunnel Airshaft

{Beneath the London Docklands Development Corporation logo:} Rotherhithe Tunn...

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Rotherhithe Tunnel - north - 1

Rotherhithe Tunnel The cast steel segments of which this arch is built formed...

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Rotherhithe Tunnel - north - 2

Rotherhithe Tunnel commenced in 1904 and opened in 1908 by His Royal Highness...

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