10 Jul Tower Bridge
City architect Sir Horace Jones, project Tower Bridge.
Back in 1886 construction began on the 244-metre bridge and it’s two 65-metre towers tied together by the upper level with two horizontal walkways, to withstand the horizontal tension forces imposed by the suspended section.
PC took eight years and a total cost of construction of £1,184,000 (£155,049,563, present-day Inflation averaged @ 4.0% PA)
Its Victorian Gothic style was used to esthetically integrate Tower Bridge with the Tower of London.