Is Hammersmith Bridge in London still closed?
The 134-year-old suspension bridge, which links Hammersmith with Barnes across the Thames, has been closed to motor vehicles since April 2019, then shut to all traffic in August 2020, owing to damage caused by 70 years of unchecked corrosion.
Can you go over London Bridge?
It is totally free to walk across the bridge. You can also time your walk to coincide with the lifting of the drawbridge. Both are top free things to do in London.
Why did London Bridge get stuck?
Tower Bridge gets stuck in open position due to a technical fault. Since 1976, bridge’s two arms have been operated by engines powered by oil and electricity. The original steam-powered ones that dated back to the 19th century were replaced.
Can pedestrians use Barnes Bridge?
“The bridge has been designed to maximise views across the river and provide easy access for wheelchair, mobility scooter and pushchair users. … The natural foreshore is one of only two remaining in London and the pedestrian bridge will improve access to a peaceful part of the Thames Path.