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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  24% 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
 
 
 
My Chelsea London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  29% 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  21% 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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Sights and Attractions near Albert Bridge

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Albert Bridge
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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, 33 Parkgate Road, SW11 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
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War Paint: Brushes with conflict
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th April to 19th November 2017 - 10am-5.30pm
Albert Bridge, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | 8 minutes from Albert Bridge
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War Stories With Peter Snow And Ann Macmillan
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 4th October 2017 - 7pm
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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The best shops and markets near Albert Bridge
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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
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
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
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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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Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Photographers' Gallery 1 minute walk from Albert Bridge

A small exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. ...More

 
Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral Of The Pines
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Photographers' Gallery 1 minute walk from Albert Bridge

Photographs documenting human relationships in natural environments and small rural towns, exploring notions of connection, separation, intimacy and isolation....More

Indian Treasures
Indian Treasures
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2017 

Getty Images Gallery 2 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

A new exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery, Indian Treasures marks the 70th anniversary of India's independence from Britain. The ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | Until 30th September 2017 

Sartoria 4 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace is festooned with lemon garlands and lemon trees, bringing a piece of ...More

 
Catfish
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Pizza Express Dean Street 5 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Four-piece blues ensemble from Sussex featuring guitarist and vocalist Matt Long, drummer Kevin Yates, bassist Dusty Bones and vocalist and ...More

The Matt Project
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Pizza Express Dean Street 5 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

The Italian-based trio comprised of multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Carlo Poddighe, drummer and vocalist Matteo Breoni and the multi-instrumentalist and vocalist ...More

Annie
Annie
Theatre | Until 18th February 2018 

Piccadilly Theatre 5 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression in the feel good, Tony Award-winning musical. Based ...More

 
The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 6 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 
Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 1st October 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 6 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

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Natalie Williams Soul Family
Concerts | On 24th September 2017 

Ronnie Scott's 6 minutes walk from Albert Bridge

Jazz and soul from the London-based singer-songwriter and her accompanying musicians....More

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Dining 

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