How about picking up a bit of Cockney rhyming slang? Rhyming slang is believed to have originated in the East End of London in the 1840s, so we would bet there was a bit of it spoken amongst our workforce in the 1880s. Find out more.
As London’s defining landmark, Tower Bridge was portrayed many times in popular culture. It has also been featured in key historical events, from international festivities to state funerals. Test your knowledge with this short quiz.
Tower Bridge is often compared to a fairy-tale castle spanning the Thames next to the ancient Tower of London. But have you ever wondered about the architectural movement that inspired the now iconic design?
Since 1894, Tower Bridge has employed thousands of people to do a lot of different things. Test your knowledge on the people of Tower Bridge and the roles they have at the Bridge.
How much were people paid to work on Tower Bridge?
But what was it like to live in 1880s and 1890s London? Most importantly, what did they eat?
Did you know that the Bridge House Estates, which looks after Tower Bridge, also has a charitable funding arm which gives £20m to charity each year? David Farnsworth, Director of City Bridge Trust, explains all.
Tower Bridge's newly improved Family Trail, launched in February 2019
Over the next year or so we will be updating our exhibition to give visitors more of an idea about life on and around Tower Bridge during its 121 year history.
Explore London's defining landmark through a new hardcover book documenting 125 years of history, engineering, and design at Tower Bridge.
'The Tower Bridge Cat book', written by Tee Dobinson and illustrated by Steve Cox, has won the Association for Cultural Enterprises's (ACE) Best Product Award for the category of 'Best Children's Publication over £1m'.
Lucy Hunter announced as Tower Bridge's 125th anniversary documentary photographer
A new permanent exhibition in Tower Bridge's Engine Rooms launches 24 April 2017
Imagine an organisation that has been around for over 700 years, is responsible for two of the world’s most famous structures and yet is almost unheard of, even in its own city.
Our team of guides and historians have banded together to bring you a brand new quiz about Tower Bridge every Friday.
The iconic Tower Bridge is famous worldwide but do you know how or why it was designed the way it is? Test yourself and learn more.
What do you know about the construction of Tower Bridge. Test your knowledge now.
How well do you know Tower Bridge and the architects, engineers and makers who created it? Take the Tower Bridge test to find out.
Discover the song at the heart of the Bridge and experience the – until now – hidden sounds of Tower Bridge in a new immersive exhibition, ‘Making the Bridge Sing’.
The new blue line is a celebration of the ordinary people who worked at the Bridge since its construction.