Directory: Visitor attractions: Greenwich Foot Tunnel
|Title||Greenwich Foot Tunnel|
|Summary||Designed by Sir Alexander Binnie, the Greenwich Foot Tunnel opened in August 1902 so that south London residents could go to work in the docks on the Isle of Dogs.|
|Address||Cutty Sark Gardens |
London SE10 9HT
|Description||The tunnel provides pedestrian access between Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich and Island Gardens, across the Thames river. The riverside at Island Gardens gives a splendid view of Maritime Greenwich.|
|Interesting facts||The tunnel is 1,217 feet long and runs about 50 feet under the River Thames. |
Two hundred thousand glazed white tiles line the tunnel walls.
It cost £127,000 to build.
|Further information||The foot tunnel is subject to closures during essential works. Before you travel, find out dates and times of closures and alternative arrangements.|