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Albert Embankment

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51°29'53"-00°07'13" show decimal

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Albert Embankment
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The Albert Embankment runs along the east side of the Thames from Westminster Bridge to Vauxhall Bridge, and was completed in 1869 to help protect Lambeth from flooding and to provide a roadway to bypass congestion on local streets.

How to get here from The Queens Walk:

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Walk: Head west along Queen's Walk and then through the tunnel to the Albert Embankment. (0.1 miles, 1m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Northern End (Westminster Bridge)dot

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The Dalek Invasion of Earth
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The Dalek Invasion of Earth (3)
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Filmed: 23 Aug 1964
Dortmund, Jenny and Barbara make their way across London, avoiding Daleks.

 

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The Dalek Invasion of Earth (3)
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Filmed: 23 Aug 1964
A Dalek scans for humans on the steps.

 

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The Chase (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 6 May 1965
Ian "kisses" a fish!

 

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The Dalek Invasion of Earth (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Aug 1964
A Dalek patrol crosses the bridge.

The Chase (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 6 May 1965
Ian looks in horror when he sees something familiar ...

 

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Photograph taken: 18th April 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Dalek Invasion of Earth (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Aug 1964
A Dalek approaches along the Embankment.

The Chase (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 6 May 1965
Barbara runs along the Embankment.

 

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Photograph taken: 18th April 2008 by Chuck Foster

The Dalek Invasion of Earth (3)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Aug 1964
A Dalek continues its patrol.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableMiddle (Lambeth Pier)

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs (1)
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Filmed: 2 Sep 1973
A silent embankment opposite Parliament.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisabledot Southern End (Lambeth Pier)  dot

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Rise of the Cybermen
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Filmed: 1 Nov 2005
Mickey takes his first steps into an alternative universe.

 

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Sep 1973
A silent embankment opposite Parliament.

Rise of the Cybermen
Screen Shot
Filmed: 1 Nov 2005
Zeppelins over the Houses of Parliament.

 

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Rise of the Cybermen
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Filmed: 1 Nov 2005
Rose moves to the sign showing her father.

 

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Photograph taken: 18th April 2008 by Chuck Foster

Rise of the Cybermen
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Filmed: 1 Nov 2005
Mickey is impressed by zeppelins.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Westminster Bridge (The Dalek Invasion of Earth, The Seeds of Death, Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Terror of the Zygons, Rose, Aliens of London, World War Three, Army of Ghosts, The Bells of Saint John, An Adventure in Space and Time). At the northern end of the embankment walk up the steps onto Westminster Bridge, and head across the bridge.

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Millbank (Terror of the Zygons, Children of Earth: Day One). From the southern end of the Embankment, cross over Lambeth Bridge and then head south along Millbank to the front of Millbank Tower.

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London Eye (Rose). At the northern end of the embankment walk through the tunnel to the far side, and then along to the London Eye.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Victoria Tower Gardens (Children of Earth: Day Five): 0.23 miles.

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Abingdon Street (Children of Earth: Day Four): 0.24 miles.

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Palace of Westminster (The Web of Fear, The Christmas Invasion, Children of Earth: Day Three): 0.24 miles.

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College Green (Invasion of the Bane, The Sound of Drums): 0.26 miles.

Further links about the location:

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Vauxhall Society - Building of Albert Embankment

Also seen in:

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The Lambeth Bridge end featured during the season four opening episode of Bones.

Related Stories

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The Chase [6 May 1965] (Westminster Bridge): Ian and Barbara enjoy being back in London.

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The Dalek Invasion of Earth [23 Aug 1964] (Westminster Bridge): Barbara, Tyler and Dortmun escape through London.

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs [2 Sep 1973]: A seemingly deserted London

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Rise of the Cybermen [1 Nov 2005] (Lambeth Pier): The TARDIS materialises on an alternative Earth ...

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The Age of Steel [1 Nov 2005] (Lambeth Pier): The TARDIS departs, leaving Mickey on alternative Earth.

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