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Rotherhithe Tunnel

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The Rotherhithe Tunnel is a road tunnel under the River Thames in East London, connecting Limehouse in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets north of the river to Rotherhithe in the London Borough of Southwark south of the river, designated the A101. [1]

38 relations: Blackwall Tunnel, Canary Wharf – Rotherhithe Ferry, Cast iron, East London line, George V, Greenwich foot tunnel, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Isle of Dogs, Limehouse, Limehouse station, List of crossings of the River Thames, List of tunnels in the United Kingdom, Loading gauge, London, London Borough of Southwark, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, London County Council, London Overground, Marc Isambard Brunel, Maurice Fitzmaurice, Ordnance Survey National Grid, Pool of London (film), Prince of Wales, Richard Robinson (Municipal Reform politician), River Thames, Rotherhithe, Rotherhithe railway station, SPECS (speed camera), Speed limit, Surrey Quays, Thames Tunnel, The Professionals (TV series), Tower Bridge, Transport for London, Tunnel, Tunnelling shield, Tunnels underneath the River Thames, 1928 Thames flood.

Blackwall Tunnel

The Blackwall Tunnel is a pair of road tunnels underneath the River Thames in east London, England linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road.

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Canary Wharf – Rotherhithe Ferry

The Canary Wharf – Rotherhithe Ferry is a passenger ferry across the River Thames in the south east of London, UK.

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Cast iron

Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.

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East London line

The East London line is part of the London Overground, running north to south through the East, Docklands and South areas of London.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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Greenwich foot tunnel

The Greenwich Foot Tunnel crosses beneath the River Thames in East London, linking Greenwich (Royal Borough of Greenwich) on the south bank with the Isle of Dogs (London Borough of Tower Hamlets) on the north.

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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel (9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th-century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions".

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Isle of Dogs

The Isle of Dogs, locally referred to as the island, is a geographic area made up of Millwall, Cubitt Town, Canary Wharf and parts of Blackwall, Limehouse and Poplar.

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Limehouse

Limehouse is a district in east London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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Limehouse station

Limehouse is a National Rail and connected Docklands Light Railway (DLR) station situated in Limehouse and is close to Stepney in London, England, United Kingdom.

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List of crossings of the River Thames

This is a list of crossings of the River Thames comprising over 200 bridges, 27 tunnels, six public ferries, one cable car link, and one ford.

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List of tunnels in the United Kingdom

This is a list of road, railway, waterway, and other tunnels in the United Kingdom.

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Loading gauge

A loading gauge defines the maximum height and width for railway vehicles and their loads to ensure safe passage through bridges, tunnels and other structures.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Borough of Southwark

The London Borough of Southwark in south London, England forms part of Inner London and is connected by bridges across the River Thames to the City of London.

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London Borough of Tower Hamlets

The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is a London Borough in East London which covers much of the traditional East End.

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London County Council

London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.

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London Overground

London Overground (also known simply as the Overground) is a suburban rail network serving London and its environs.

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Marc Isambard Brunel

Sir Marc Isambard Brunel (25 April 1769 – 12 December 1849) was a French-born engineer who settled in England.

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Maurice Fitzmaurice

Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice CMG (11 May 1861–17 November 1924) was an Irish civil engineer.

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Ordnance Survey National Grid

The Ordnance Survey National Grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references used in Great Britain, distinct from latitude and longitude.

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Pool of London (film)

Pool of London is a 1951 British noir crime film directed by veteran director Basil Dearden.

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Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales (Tywysog Cymru) was a title granted to princes born in Wales from the 12th century onwards; the term replaced the use of the word king.

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Richard Robinson (Municipal Reform politician)

Sir Richard Atkinson Robinson, DL, (16 October 1849 – 28 April 1928) was a retail chemist and druggist, who later became a local politician and was the first member of the Municipal Reform Party (linked to the Conservatives) to lead the London County Council (1907–1908).

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River Thames

The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.

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Rotherhithe

Rotherhithe is a residential district in south east London, England, and part of the London Borough of Southwark.

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Rotherhithe railway station

Rotherhithe is a station on the East London Line located on the southern bank of the River Thames at Rotherhithe within the London Borough of Southwark, Greater London and is served by National Rail London Overground services under the control of the London Rail division of Transport for London, however there is no standard red National Rail "double arrow" logo signage located at the station, instead only the Overground roundel.

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SPECS (speed camera)

SPECS is an average speed measuring speed camera system originally manufactured by Speed Check Services Limited, from which it takes its name.

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Speed limit

Road speed limits are used in most countries to set the maximum (or minimum in some cases) speed at which road vehicles may legally travel on particular stretches of road.

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Surrey Quays

Surrey Docks is a largely residential area of Rotherhithe in south-east London, occupied until 1970 by the Surrey Commercial Docks.

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Thames Tunnel

The Thames Tunnel is an underwater tunnel, built beneath the River Thames in London, connecting Rotherhithe and Wapping.

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The Professionals (TV series)

The Professionals is a British crime-action television drama series produced by Avengers Mark1 Productions for London Weekend Television (LWT) that aired on the ITV network from 1977 to 1983.

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London built between 1886 and 1894.

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Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England.

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Tunnel

A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.

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Tunnelling shield

A tunnelling shield is a protective structure used during the excavation of large, man-made tunnels.

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Tunnels underneath the River Thames

The table below lists many of the tunnels under the River Thames in and near London, which, thanks largely to its underlying bed of clay, is one of the most tunnelled cities in the world.

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1928 Thames flood

The 1928 Thames flood was a disastrous flood of the River Thames that affected much of riverside London on 7 January 1928, as well as places further downriver.

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Redirects here:

A101 road, A101 road (Great Britain).

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotherhithe_Tunnel

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