Visit to Tower Bridge – 22nd June 2018

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Members with wives/partners met at 10.45am at the North West Tower followed by a briefing from the tour guide..

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The views from the walkway up river were, as always, tremendous.

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The glass floor and ceiling mirror provided a different view of the surroundings.

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And down river to Canary Wharf.

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Waiting for and inside the lift down to view the engine room.

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The original workings of the bridge are shown in the diagram below.

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A tour around the original engine rooms.

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Help was always at hand.

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The visit took about 1 hour . Lunch was taken at the Fullers Pub: The Hung Drawn and Quartered, which is close to the Tower of London. After lunch, some  opted to visit to City Hall or Borough Market. See web site at www.towerbridge.org.uk

Thanks to Roger and his team for organising the trip.

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