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Albert BridgeAlbert Bridge is a Grade II* listed road bridge over the River Thames which connects Chelsea on the north bank to Battersea on the south. Albert Bridge is the only bridge in central London never to have been replaced. That's not to say that the original 1873 design - by Rowland Mason Ordish - has remained the same. Between 1884 and 1887 Sir Joseph Bazalgette incorporated some of the design elements of a suspension bridge, and the two concrete piers were added in 1973 transforming the central span into a simple beam bridge. At night the bridge is beautifully lit up by 4,000 bulbs, making it one of West London's most striking landmarks.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
12 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  21% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 12 minutes from Albert Bridge
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  34% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  30% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 15 minutes from Albert Bridge
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ... More
 
 
 
 
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Westminster Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 2.2 miles from Albert Bridge
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre beyond. ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 3.5 miles from Albert Bridge
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3.7 miles from Albert Bridge
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
 
 
 
 
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ... More
 
 
 
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Pump House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
Built in 1861, the Pump House Gallery was originally a Victorian water tower supplying water to the lakes and cascades in Battersea Park. Following renovation, the ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Bridge, Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
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Recce Racers
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd December 2017 to 7th January 2018 - Various Times
Albert Bridge, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
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The Life And Work Of Abram Games
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 11.30am
Albert Bridge, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
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Chickenshed Kensington and Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from Albert Bridge
Chickenshed theatre company has been working to make theatre inclusive for over 30 years and in 2011 they launched a new theatre programme in Kensington and ... More
 
 
 
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Le QuecumBar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
Hot Club Gypsy Swing is a bizarrely niche musical genre for a wine bar in Battersea. Live acts vary depending on which night of the week ... More
 
 
 
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606 Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
90 Lots Road, SW10 | 13 minutes from Albert Bridge
Lots Road may be associated with auctions and designer showrooms, but it is also home to the 606 Club. This club will appeal to people looking ... More
 
 
 
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Manolo Blahnik
London > Shopping > Shoes
49-51 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
The A-list shoe: immaculately fashionable, resolutely feminine, reassuringly expensive. Better than chocolate.... More
 
 
 
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Biondi
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
55B Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
A common problem when it comes to buying bikinis is that your top doesn’t necessarily equate to the size of your bottom – we’ve all been ... More
 
 
 
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Lema
London > Shopping > House and Garden
183 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Albert Bridge
Housed in an elegant townhouse with large windows overlooking Kings Road, the flagship Lema store designed by Piero Lissoni offers two floors of luxury furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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The Prince Albert
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Battersea, London SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
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Cheyne Walk Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
Hugely popular local restaurant with a French accent, the Cheyne Walk Brasserie is a brasserie by name and by nature - evident in the all-day menu, ... More
 
 
 
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The Butcher and Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
39-41 Parkgate Road, SW11 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
A butcher, deli, restaurant and bar in one, this eaterie just two minutes from Battersea Park is a great spot for some weekend lounging. Because this ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 23 minutes from Albert Bridge
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 31 minutes from Albert Bridge
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
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Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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The Prince Albert
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85, Albert Bridge Rd, Battersea, Battersea, London SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
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The Doodle Bar
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33 Parkgate Road, SW11 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
Located off Battersea's beaten track, within the ex-dairy warehouse Testbed1, the Doodle Bar is a venue ideal for the creative types. Found through a dark alley ... More
 
 
 
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The Westbridge Public House and Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
74 - 76 Battersea Bridge Road, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
A lovely traditional pub with an aim to create a place which has the informality and warmth of a pub but the food, drink and service ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes from Albert Bridge
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 14 minutes from Albert Bridge
Swish, Battersea "style bar" with Oriental decadence and award-winning cocktails. Escape the clamour of West End clubs with this out-of-town, style bar alternative. High standards, a ... More
 
 
 
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Beaver Lodge
London > Nightlife > Bars
266 Fulham Road, SW10 | 15 minutes from Albert Bridge
From the people who brought you Barts, Maggie's and Bunga Bunga, Beaver Lodge is a mountain cabin and dance ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Albert Bridge
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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ShooShooBaby's Christmas Party
Music | Until 15th December 2017 

The Pheasantry 9 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The double act of Anna Braithwaite and Tanya Holt perform a light a witty selection of seasonal tunes, plus their ...More

Inside Pussy Riot
Inside Pussy Riot
Theatre | Until 24th December 2017 

Saatchi Gallery 13 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Oscar-nominated ensemble Les Enfants Terribles - whose brilliant signature show is at Wilton's Music Hall until 28th October 2017 (go ...More

 
The Mo Pleasure Band
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

606 Club 13 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Pop, funk, jazz, R&B and soul from the versatile US multi-instrumentalist Morris "Mo" Pleasure....More

Carols For Choir And Audience
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Holy Trinity Church 17 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Live Music, Choir....More

Barts Choir
Concerts | Until 15th December 2017 

Cadogan Hall 17 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Ivor Setterfield conducts Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Parts I-III and Handel's Foundling Hospital Anthem....More

The Gingerbread City
The Gingerbread City
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Museum Of Architecture 18 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees ...More

 
Art Club
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2018 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 19 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More

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Tours | Until 26th December 2017 

Golden Tours 22 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

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