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Today’s the 125th anniversary of opening the Blackwall Tunnel
Today’s the 125th anniversary of opening the Blackwall Tunnel

Today’s the 125th anniversary of opening the Blackwall Tunnel

On this day in 1897, London's first-ever road tunnel opened under the Thames, offering a connection across the river that East London had long been missing.

May
22
Find the Blackwall tunnel plaque
Find the Blackwall tunnel plaque

Find the Blackwall tunnel plaque

If you were so minded to pass by and peer over the edge, you might notice that there's an old plaque on the wall in the modern approach roads to the Blackwall Tunnel.

Sep
10
2019
Next to the Blackwall Tunnel – the East India Docks Commemoration Plaque
Next to the Blackwall Tunnel – the East India Docks Commemoration Plaque

Next to the Blackwall Tunnel – the East India Docks Commemoration Plaque

If you were to stand near to the monstrous road network that is the northern end of the Blackwall tunnels, you might come across a gigantic stone plaque on a wall.

Jun
19
2013