Albert Bridge in London, with pink and green hues making it stand out, is one of the older bridges in the city. It’s a road bridge that was built by Rowland Mason Ordish in 1873, and upgraded with elements of a suspension bridge in 1884 and 1887.
I took this photo as I neared it before crossing over to the Chelsea area. In recent years, it has been outfitted with colourful LED lights which make it look even more spectacular at night (from the photos I’ve seen). As the quality of the bridge is slowly degrading due to structural issues and the ravages of time on materials, it may not last much longer. There have been measures taken to limit vehicle traffic in recent years.
This bridge is worth the visit during the day or at night for a piece of engineering history.
This photo of Albert Bridge in London was taken in July 2008.