TQ3079 : View of the Thames from the London Eye

taken 17 years ago, near to Lambeth, Great Britain

View of the Thames from the London Eye
View of the Thames from the London Eye
View upstream of the River Thames from the London Eye. The Palace of Westminster or houses of Parliament is on the right, The three bridges from the foreground are Westminster Bridge, Lambeth Bridge and Vauxhall Bridge. Millbank Tower can be seen on the right bank of the river, when it was built in 1963 by Vickers it was known as the Vickers Tower, at the time at 118m (387ft) the tallest building in London. In 1964 the BT Tower (formerly the Post Office Tower) became London's tallest building. Above the Victoria Tower in the Palace of Westminster the white chimneys of Battersea Power Station can be seen.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 September, 2001   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3047 7961 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.0227N 0:7.3038W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3055 7994
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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River Thames  River  Palace of Westminster  Houses of Parliament  View 

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