Kingston Bridge is situated in the heart of Kingston Upon Thames. It connects Kingston Town Centre with Hampton Court Park, Bushy Park and Hampton Wick. The width of the bridge is 24.08 m and Height is 7.29 m Bridge was designed by Edward Lapidge and opened on 17 July 1823. More than 50000 vehicles cross the bridge on daily basis. The bridge was constructed by Herbert for £26800. Even though Kingston Bridge was planned to build with cast-iron but later it was decided to build the stone bridge. Before 12 March 1870 bridge users had to pay the toll to use the bridge.
Until Putney bridge was opened in 1729, Kingston Bridge was only crossing between London Bridge and Staines Bridge. There are many popular restaurants and shopping centres like Bentall Centre near the Kingston Bridge. Some of the top restaurants are Cote Brasserie, The Place to Eat, Comptoir Libanais and many more. You can find people enjoying the Riverside walk and also people feeding the ducks and swan. Kingston Train Station and bus station is less than a mile away from the bridge. There is plenty of car park near the bridge as well. Bentall Centre has collections of top branded shops. Overall you can spend the entire day shopping and eat out in Kingston following with a short walk around the Kingston Bridge.