Monday, July 31, 2017
The Ferries of London: Tower Bridge Ferry
Last year Tower Bridge was closed to traffic for a couple of months to work on the timber decking, lifting mechanism and water proofing its brick arches. Most of the time it was open for pedestrians, but for one day only it was closed and so they put on a replacement ferry - or rather two, one in the photo above and the MV Edwardian (below, from its deck).
So the essential information is:
4th of December 2016 (only)
It was clearly being used by pedestrians as a ferry - as in this very confused tourist:
this London blogger.
I started on the north bank and went south, connecting at Tower Hill tube and London Bridge stations, both very short walks away:
It is fair to say of all the ferries of London this had the best views: