This construction cost a staggering £500 million, but it is an essential defense against the natural disaster of ... More
Thames Barrier Visitor Centre
This construction cost a staggering £500 million, but it is an essential defense against the natural disaster of flooding. It has been used more than 20 times since it came into existence in 1982. A model of the barrier is in the Visitor Centre, as is much information pertaining to the purpose of the barrier, how it works and how it was built. The futuristic barriers bear an uncanny resemblance to a fragmented Sydney Opera House. Once a year in autumn, the barrier is tested, allowing you to see the steel gates raised at high tide. Call for information.
The massive White Tower is a typical example of Norman military architecture, whose influence was felt throughout the kingdom. It
was built on the Thames by William the Conqueror to protect London and assert his power. The Tower of ...
From the Thames Flood Barrier and Greenwich to Kew Gardens , the Thames snakes through the heart of the capital.
What better way to witness its many curves than by boat? For visitors with limited schedules, or who want ...
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