Huge Olympic Rings unveiled at Tower Bridge

June 27th, 2012 by Guy
The rings over 25 metres wide and 11.5 metres tall

The rings over 25 metres wide and 11.5 metres tall

With the Olympic Games 2012 just one month away, the Olympic rings have just been lowered into position on Tower Bridge.

The giant aluminium rings were installed on the 17th June but it is only today on the 27th June that they have been lowered into position so that they can be seen up and down the river.

From the 27th July when the games begin, a number of bridges on the Thames will also be lit up in a stunning display of colour during the evenings, and the enormous mobile Olympic rings seen earlier this year will return to the river.

“Glorious Tower Bridge is recognised the world over and, adorned with the famous Olympic rings, is the perfect choice to showcase what London has to offer this summer,” says Boris Johnson.

“With just a month to go, we are making our final preparations and want to ensure each and every person in the capital gets a flavour of the celebrations and feels part of the games.”

From the end of July the lowering of the Olympic rings will form the climax of the Dazzle Illumination; a nightly light show at Tower Bridge during the games. Why not book a dinner cruise with Topsail and Thames Leisure to ensure front row seats for this spectacular event.

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