London Sunrise Walk – Waterloo to Tower of London

Published by Darron Toy on

Hello Walkers! 😀
Welcome to another London walk 🇬🇧 We’re starting off on Westminster Bridge Road
at the junction with Kennington Road by Lambeth North Underground Station
served by the Bakerloo line in fare zone 1 BAYLIS ROAD It’s a weekday early morning in January 2020 and as the sun begins to rise over the city
the current temperature is 8°C/46°F We’re going to take a stroll from here
in the London Borough of Lambeth through the London Borough of Southwark
and the City of London ending at Tower Hill Underground Station
in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets Sights seen along the route will include
The Old Vic, Waterloo Station, Borough Market, London Bridge,
and the impressive Tower of London The Old Vic (right) is a 1,000-seat
not-for-profit producing theatre established in 1818 and rebuilt in 1871 its had several names over the years
including the Royal Victoria Theatre WATERLOO ROAD Waterloo Station provides National Rail
train routes served by South Western Railway and is a London Underground station
in fare zone 1 for the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern (Charing Cross branch),
and Waterloo & City lines Waterloo is the busiest railway station
in the whole of the UK with nearly a hundred million entries & exits
from the station every year! 😳 It is also the country’s largest station
in terms of floor space and has the greatest number of platforms St John’s Church, Waterloo Southbank Place (centre) is a new office,
retail and residential complex on South Bank and replaces part of the former Shell Centre though the Shell Centre Tower will remain
the centrepiece of the new development BFI IMAX has the UK’s biggest cinema screen
at over 20 metres high! King’s College London’s
James Clerk Maxwell Building STAMFORD STREET South Bank Tower (centre-left) is a high-rise
former office block converted to apartments One Blackfriars (right) is a mixed-use tower
including a hotel, residential and retail and is informally known as The Vase
or The Boomerang due to its shape Here’s a closer look at One Blackfriars which was originally going to be 68-storeys
but had to be scaled back to 52-storeys as there were concerns over its impact
on the rest of London JUNCTION WITH BLACKFRIARS ROAD 240 Blackfriars Road is a mixed-use tower
containing offices and apartments SOUTHWARK STREET JUNCTION WITH SUMNER STREET View north towards Tate Modern,
a contemporary art gallery Neo Bankside Pavillon D apartment complex Blue Fin Building is a retail & office block which gets its name from the 2,000 vertical
blue fins used for solar shading SOUTHWARK BRIDGE ROAD Bridge at the Southwark Street/Redcross Way junction with colour-changing light displays The Shard is a mixed-use glass skyscraper
including residential flats, hotel, offices, and a paid-entry viewing platform at the top
called The View from The Shard STONEY STREET Borough Market is a large, renowned market
which is housed partly-under railway lines selling produce including fruit & veg,
meat, fish and cheese as well as freshly-cooked speciality foods
from around the world BOROUGH HIGH STREET Entrance to London Bridge Station with National Rail train routes served by
Southeastern, Southern and Thameslink and is a London Underground station
in fare zone 1 for the Jubilee line and
Northern line (Bank branch) The News Building (aka The Baby Shard)
is a 17-storey office block housing all of News UK’s London operations,
including The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, The Wall Street Journal,
Dow Jones, TalkRADIO and HarperCollins LONDON BRIDGE View north towards the
City of London skyscrapers (right) View east towards Tower Bridge Fishmongers Hall (left) (aka Fish Hall)
is a Grade II* listed building which is headquarters of the
Worshipful Company of Fishmongers and one of the livery companies
of the City of London KING WILLIAM STREET JUNCTION WITH CANNON STREET Monument Underground Station for the
Circle & District lines in fare zone 1 EASTCHEAP 22 Bishopsgate tower (aka Twentytwo)
is an under-construction skyscraper The Walkie Talkie is a 38-floor
office building by Rafael Viñoly which has a public sky garden and
contemporary rooftop restaurant GREAT TOWER STREET JUNCTION WITH BYWARD STREET Tower Place West is a 7-story,
low-rise office building Just ahead is All Hallows by the Tower which is the City of London’s oldest church
having been founded in 675AD and the wedding venue of the sixth president
of the United States John Quincy Adams which is the only marriage of a US President
that occurred on foreign soil TOWER HILL View east towards the Tower of London which is situated on the north bank
of the River Thames and is one of the world’s
most famous fortresses having served as a royal palace, prison,
armoury, and even a zoo! We’re now entering Trinity Square Gardens which includes the stone and bronze
Tower Hill Memorial listing the names of Mercantile Marine
casualties from WWI and WWII 10 Trinity Square is a Grade II* listed
building and currently a hotel but best known as the former headquarters
of the Port of London Authority thus aka Port of London Authority Building Our walk is coming to an end soon 😞 If you enjoyed our stroll through London,
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Circle & District lines in fare zone 1 So until next time,
bye for now! 😘