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Fan Bridge, London

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The Merchant Square Footbridge (also known as The Fan Bridge) is a movable pedestrian bridge spanning a canal in Paddington, London. It is architecturally and mechanically unique, being composed of five side-by side sections of varying lengths, with offset pivots to accommodate the varying lengths. When opened, the segments are brought to varying angles of elevation. The visual effect when opened has been likened to that of a Japanese fan.
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  • Fan Bridge which was unveiled in 2014 is a three metre wide cantilevered moving structure crossing the eastern end of Paddington basin. Designed by Knight Architects it rises in four parts by...  more »
  • Paddington's relatively new Fan Bridge at Merchant Square each Wednesday and Friday at noon and Saturdays at 2 PM. Designed by bridge specialists Knight Architects, the fan spans about 20 yards...  more »
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  • great experience! must seen in london!
  • It is a good bridge but very limited in respect of the timings.

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