TQ1667 : The footbridge to Thames Ditton Island

taken 7 years ago, near to Long Ditton, Surrey, Great Britain

The footbridge to Thames Ditton Island
The footbridge to Thames Ditton Island
Seen from the patio of Ye Olde Swan pub, this view is of the suspension bridge to Thames Ditton Island which was completed in 1914. It is only open to residents and has a locked gate on this side of the river to ensure that.

After the wettest winter on record and extensive flooding by the Thames the river was exceptionally high and fast-flowing. It seemed that many of the properties on the island were flooded and on the mainland sandbags were to be seen everywhere.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Housing, Dwellings  People, Events  Air, Sky, Weather 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1620 6732 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:23.5818N 0:19.8749W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1617 6731
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Flooding  Island  Suspension Bridge 

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