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Blackfriars Bridge

Blackfriars bridge

Blackfriars Bridge is the busiest of the four bridges in the City carrying over 50,000 vehicles a day.

The current bridge was designed by Joseph Cubitt and opened by Queen Victoria in 1869.  It has five wrought iron arches and a total length of 281m. There is no weight limit on the bridge.

If you have an enquiry about this bridge or wish to report a defect you can do so online at or by ringing our Contact Centre on 020 7606 3030.

17 May 2012
Last Modified:
25 June 2012