Whether you are caught in between completion dates, renting your property in London Bridge, undertaking building works or travelling overseas, London Bridge Storage specialists will be able to keep your items safe and sound.
We will collect, store and deliver your property contents; safely and securely in London Bridge.
A full inventory of the contents of each container can be made. This makes it easier if you wish to extract single items from your container(s) whilst in store. You will find our Storage in London Bridge rates compare favourably to self storage centres. We provide all options for storage in London. Our purpose built warehouses are clean, dry, secure and equipped with extensive CCTV cover & 24 hour onsite security.
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Parking in London Bridge
Most of the roads around London Bridge are controlled parking, and either parking suspensions or dispensations are required. For larger Removals in London Bridge a parking suspension is a necessity. The suspension has to be booked 10 working days in advance of the required date. These are booked with Westminster council online. For smaller London Bridge removals, using vans, we can load and unload for short periods on single yellow lines. Otherwise a dispensation would need to be booked, if we are packing and London Bridge flat moving.
A bit about London Bridge
The current London Bridge was designed by architect Lord Holford and engineers Mott, Hay and Anderson. It was constructed by contractors John Mowlem and Co from 1967 to 1972, and opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 17 March 1973. It comprises three spans of prestressed-concrete box girders, a total of 928 feet (283 m) long. The cost of £4 million (£51.9 million in 2016), was met entirely by the Bridge House Estates charity. The current bridge was built in the same location as Rennie’s bridge, with the previous bridge remaining in use while the first two girders were constructed upstream and downstream. Traffic was then transferred onto the two new girders, and the previous bridge demolished to allow the final two central girders to be added.
In 1984, the British warship HMS Jupiter collided with London Bridge, causing significant damage to both the ship and the bridge.
On Remembrance Day 2004, several bridges in London were furnished with red lighting as part of a night-time flight along the river by wartime aircraft. London Bridge was the one bridge not subsequently stripped of the illuminations, which are regularly switched on at night.
The current London Bridge is often shown in films, news and documentaries showing the throng of commuters journeying to work into the City from London Bridge Station (south to north). An example of this is actor Hugh Grant crossing the bridge north to south during the morning rush hour, in the 2002 film About a Boy.
On 11 July 2009, as part of the annual Lord Mayor‘s charity Appeal and to mark the 800th anniversary of Old London Bridge’s completion in the reign of King John, the Lord Mayor and Freemen of the City drove a flock of sheep across the bridge, supposedly by ancient right.
On 3 June 2017, London Bridge was the target of a terrorist attack. Three Islamist terrorists used a rented van to ram pedestrians walking across the bridge, killing three. The attackers then drove their vehicle to nearby Borough Market, where they stabbed multiple people, five of whom died. Armed police arrived on scene and shot the three suspects dead. In addition to the eight innocent people killed in the attack, 48 were injured. As a response, thick steel barriers were erected between the bridge’s pavement and road.