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TitleGreenwich Foot Tunnel
SummaryDesigned 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.
AddressCutty Sark Gardens
London SE10 9HT
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DescriptionThe 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 factsThe 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 informationThe foot tunnel is subject to closures during essential works. Before you travel, find out dates and times of closures and alternative arrangements.

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