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Temporary access staircase

Contractors have erected a temporary access staircase on the South Tower, which will be used during the restoration of the Walkways.  Two 40ft cradles will be applied to the underside of each walkway. Work on paint removal and repainting will commence on the East Walkway in approximately 10 days time. The cradles   The temporary access staircase under the East Walkway on the South Tower   The... 

Tower Bridge Walkways

In 1910 the high level Walkways were closed to the public due to lack of use. People arriving on the bridge preferred to wait at street level for it to close rather then heading up the stairs carrying their heavy loads. In 1982, as part of the new Tower Bridge Exhibition, visitors to the bridge could once again enter the walkways, now fully covered, and experience the amazing panoramic views. The next... 

High Level Walkways

The upcoming stage of the restoration focuses on the high level Walkways, 42 metres above the River Thames. The chosen system for restoring the two Walkways causes minimal impact to our Exhibition visitors, event clients, road users and pedestrians. Two 40ft cradles will be applied to the underside of each Walkway at the South end and the middle. When paint removal and repainting commences, each cradle...