Architect: Horace Jones Construction: 1886 Height: 65m Function: Bascule and Suspension bridge Borough: Tower Hamlets and Southwark Difficulty rating: Easy
Our Model London series of paper models brings the city to you. Cut, craft and learn about some spectacular London buildings whilst building your own London Skyline.
Tower Bridge in London’s East End was built due to increased commercial development in the local area. In 1877 a special Bridge committee was tasked with finding a solution for how to design a bridge which would not prevent sailing ships from accessing London’s central port facilities.
Net design: Hafsa Adan
Illustration: Luc Sanciaume @parks.sparks
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