Albert Bridge at Dusk

Albert Bridge at Dusk

Albert Bridge in London at sunset on a summer's day in 2007. It crosses the River Thames and joins Battersea and Chelsea together.

Albert Bridge was built as a toll bridge originally, however after six unsuccessful years it was taken into public ownership and the tolls were lifted. The tollbooths remained in place however, and are the only surviving examples of bridge tollbooths in London. Nicknamed "The Trembling Lady" because of its tendency to vibrate when large numbers of people walked over it, signs at the entrances warn troops from the nearby Chelsea Barracks to break step while crossing the bridge.
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Albert Bridge at Dusk

Albert Bridge at Dusk
Albert Bridge in London at sunset on a summer's day in 2007. It crosses the River Thames and joins Battersea and Chelsea together.

Albert Bridge was built as a toll bridge originally, however after six unsuccessful years it was taken into public ownership and the tolls were lifted. The tollbooths remained in place however, and are the only surviving examples of bridge tollbooths in London. Nicknamed "The Trembling Lady" because of its tendency to vibrate when large numbers of people walked over it, signs at the entrances warn troops from the nearby Chelsea Barracks to break step while crossing the bridge.
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