A pictorial guide to the River Thames

London - Chelsea

The name Chelsea means 'landing place for chalk or lime'.

Chelsea Bridge

Chelsea Bridge is a self-anchored suspension bridge for road and foot traffic. The current bridge opened on 6 May 1937, replacing an earlier suspension bridge on the same site.



From Chelsea Bridge looking upstream towards Albert Bridge

Chelsea Flower Show is held on the banks of the River Thames next to Chelsea Bridge.

Railway bridge on left, Chelsea Bridge on right

Grosvenor Bridge - Victoria Railway Bridge

Victoria Railway Bridge

Railway Bridge
Battersea Power Station


Harbour Master Boat

Start of Voyage down the Thames Contents Page Introduction
Facts about the Thames Flooding Thames Basin
Pollution Erosion Tributaries
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