Kew Bridge History


The seeds of London's love affair with Kew were sewn in the early 18th century. The area's rich heritage, combined with its enviable position between the city to the east and green open spaces to the west, have made Kew one of the most desirable and fashionable riverside locations.

The first bridge across the river at this location was built in 1759, with King Edward VII opening the current bridge in 1903, cementing Kew Bridge's reputation as an area rich in history.