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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 £91  42% 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 £78  40% 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 £135  37% 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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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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HandleBards: Richard III and Much Ado About Nothing
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st, 2nd and 3rd September 2016
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Garden, SW3 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
Hugely popular when they appeared here last year, cycling Shakespeare troupe the HandleBards pedal across the UK to perform at Chelsea Physic Garden on the first ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st Aug, 4th Sep, 18th Sep and 25th Sep 2016 - 12noon-4pm
Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, SW11 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
Drop-in family workshops created by artist Jasleen Kaur and gallery assistant Amy Smith....More
 
 
 
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Testbed1
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
33 Parkgate Road, Battersea, SW11 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
Housed in an ex-dairy warehouse in Battersea, Testbed1 is a creative, experimental arts "space with no agenda" which launched in spring 2010. Further insight into the ... More
 
 
 
Cineworld Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
279 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from 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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Designers Guild
London > Shopping > House and Garden
267 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Albert Bridge
With a pedigree dating right back to 1970, the Designers Guild is a Mecca for luxury home furnishings. This flagship store on the Kings Road is ... 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
 
 
 
English Gardening School
London > Education > Professional Training
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
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RCA Sculpture School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
15-25 Howie Street, SW11 | 5 minutes from Albert Bridge
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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
 
 
 
Battersea Bridge
London > Leisure >
Battersea Bridge, Battersea, London SW11 | 5 minutes from Albert Bridge
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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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The Prince Albert
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
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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Phene Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Phene Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Albert Bridge
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Surprise in Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Bars
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Albert Bridge
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Raffles
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
287 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Albert Bridge
This Kings Road nightclub run by Patrice Gouty, founding partner of Chinawhite, is popular with celebrities and young royals - it helps if your parents have ... More
 
 
 
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Couper Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Battersea Beach, Thames Riverside Walk, Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 3 minutes from Albert Bridge
London's only floating art museum is permanently moored on Battersea beach. It houses exhibits, artwork and installations by London artist Max Couper made onboard a fleet ... 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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BBC Proms Chamber Music 7: The Armida Quartet
Concerts | On 29th August 2016 

Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from Albert Bridge

The ensemble performs a new work for viola and piano written for Lise Berthaud and David Saudubray by Sally Beamish ...More

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Exhibitionism
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Albert Bridge

Going strong for 50 years and counting, the Rolling Stones stage their first major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, documenting ...More

 
HQ Quintet Featuring Joy Rose
Concerts | On 29th August 2016 

606 Club 3.44 miles from Albert Bridge

The quintet and the singer, who has worked with such artists as Sting, Chaka Khan and Billy Ocean, perform....More

 
 
 
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