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Royal Festival Hall

Official start of the South Bank

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Royal Festival Hall was re-opened in June 2007 following a £91 million refurbishment.
Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London

Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, London

Photo: © Laura Porter (2007), licensed to About.com, Inc.
If you continue along the South Bank, after you have walked past the Jubilee Bridges, which takes you to Charing Cross station and the Covent Garden area, you will come to the Royal Festival Hall. This was built for the Festival of Britain in 1951, and officially marks the start of the South Bank.

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