Greenwich Foot Tunnel is a pedestrian crossing under the Thames River between Greenwich on the south bank and Isle of Dogs on the north side.
It is 370 meters long and free to enter 24 hours a day. There are about 100 steps on either side of the tunnel. The Greenwich Foot Tunnel was designed by civil engineer Sir Alexander Binnie and opened on August 4, 1902, at a cost of £ 127,000. Construction of the tunnel took three years. The cast iron tunnel is 370 meters long and approximately 15 meters deep. It is lined with 200,000 glazed white tiles and under glass tile domes are located the shafts at each end. The tunnel entrance is at Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, London SE10 9HT. It is close to the Cutty Sark ship. The entrance to the Isle of Dogs is located between Island Gardens and Poplar Rowing Club. The nearest DLR railway station is' Greenwich.' Why don't you have a day out in Greenwich?
You can also try the London cable car / Emirates Air Line as an alternative way to cross the river if you head to The O2.
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