Albert Embankment :: Shared Description

The Albert Embankment is a stretch of the river bank on the south side of the River Thames. It stretches approximately one mile (1.6 km) northward from Vauxhall Bridge to Westminster Bridge.
Created by the engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette for the Metropolitan Board of Works between July 1866 and November 1869 and was intended to protect Lambeth from flooding.
Along the embankment are several listed structures - river wall & lampstandards LinkExternal link , the inland wall LinkExternal link , benches LinkExternal link
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21 images use this description:

TQ3078 : Thames foreshore below the southern section of Vauxhall Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Slipway, Lock's Dock, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3079 : Albert Embankment by Oast House Archive
TQ3078 : Office block, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : The Thames Path under the eastern end of Lambeth Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ3079 : The Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Lambeth Fire Station, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3079 : SOE Memorial, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Peninsula Heights, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Bikes for Hire, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Pillar at eastern end of Lambeth Bridge by Paul Gillett
TQ3079 : Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Prince Consort House, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3079 : Albert Embankment by Oast House Archive
TQ3078 : Hampton House, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Offices, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3079 : The Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3079 : Albert Embankment by Oast House Archive
TQ3080 : The Embankment from Cleopatra's Needle by David P Howard
TQ3078 : Lambeth Fire Station, 8 Albert Embankment by N Chadwick
TQ3078 : Apartment block, Albert Embankment by N Chadwick


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Created: Mon, 4 Oct 2010, Updated: Thu, 28 Oct 2010

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