Richmond Lock

Orientation & Geography

Europe, United Kingdom, London

Richmond Lock and Footbridge is a lock and pedestrian bridge, situated on the River Thames in south west London, England and is listed as a Grade II* listed structure. It is the furthest downstream of all the Thames locks and is the only one owned and operated by the Port of London Authority. It was opened in 1894 and is situated close to the centre of Richmond in the south western suburbs of London. It connects Richmond on the east bank with the neighbouring district of St. Margarets on the west bank during the day, but is now closed at night to pedestrians - after 19:30 GMT or after 21:30 when BST is in use.