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This is an inner city location, situated on the main line between London Bridge and East Croydon. The nearest stations are Honor Oak Park and Brockley. You can also see the Catford Loop line crossing on the London side of the bridge, if you time it right you could get one train going over another!
Railway type and traffic
Classes 171, 319, 377, 455, 456. This is a mainline with plenty of traffic, but the best time to visit is in the morning or evening rush hours when there are trains every few minutes!
It is an inner city location and certainly not one to hang around in after dark. It is a footbridge and you will get a fair few people using it.
You can park in the nearby roads.
Nearest train stations are Honor Oak Park and Brockley with good services to Croydon and London Bridge. There are also frequent TFL busses nearby.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Most of what you would need can be found in nearby Forest Hill.
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Honor Oak Park, Dalrymple Road Footbridge
Honor Oak Park, Dalrymple Road Footbridge general view map
Honor Oak Park, Dalrymple Road Footbridge close up map
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Honor Oak Park, Dalrymple Road Footbridge
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With in interesting view of Canary Wharf to the north this location provides an interesting backdrop to shots. The light should be good for most of the day, the bridge is not too high and you can easily photo from the bridge. As it is an inner city location you may find it a bit noisy for videography.
General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
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