Victoria Embankment (cont.)

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The Victoria Embankment then continues and sweeps past Charing Cross bridge, the Northumberland Avenue, the new gardens on recovered foreshore between Whitehall Place and Whitehall Gardens, with three entrances from the Embankment and one from Whitehall Place, St. Stephen's Club, and the new Opera House, ending at the Houses of Parliament.

The total land won from the river for this embankment was 37 1/4 acres, and the cost of its construction with its approaches exceeded 2,000,000 (back when 2,000,000 was a lot of money). The difficulties in the subterranean engineering were greatly increased by the network of railways, gas pipes, sewers, etc., the last-named crossing and interlacing each other.