Unbuilt London: Proposed Charing Cross Pedestrian Bridge

Unbuilt London bridge
Proposed bridge across the Thames by T.E. Collcutt and S. Hamp

This proposed street bridge across the Thames seems to take its inspiration from the Ponte Vecchio in Florence. It would have replaced what is now called the Hungerford Bridge, also known as the Charing Cross Bridge after the Charing Cross railway station situated on its north end.

One of the architects was Thomas Edward Collcutt, who also designed such London landmarks as the Palace Theater and Savoy Hotel. The other architect is given as “S. Hamp”, but I’m not sure who that is. Any ideas?

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