VIDEO: How tolling helped keep London Bridge the capital’s only road crossing for over 500 years


British comedian Jay Foreman takes a lighthearted look at the history of London Bridge – and the English capital’s other bridges – in this brief documentary that takes in tolling, bridge rebuilding, the advent of the motor car and the famous sale of London Bridge to Missouri-born chainsaw manufacturer Robert P McCulloch.

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Tom has edited Traffic Technology International (TTi) magazine and its Traffic Technology Today website since May 2014. During his time at the title, he has interviewed some of the top transportation chiefs at public agencies around the world as well as CEOs of leading multinationals and ground-breaking start-ups. Tom's earlier career saw him working on some the UK's leading consumer magazine titles. He has a law degree from the London School of Economics (LSE).