LEGO Tower Bridge

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Now you can build London's famous Tower Bridge! Stretching over the River Thames since 1894, Tower Bridge is one of the world’s most recognisable landmarks. Now you can have a go constructing a replica of it yourself!

Designed with advanced building techniques and rare colours and elements, Tower Bridge is complete with its iconic paired towers and a drawbridge that really opens and closes. It’s not only fun to build and display, but you can take it apart in sections if you need to move it.

Included in the 4287-piece set are: 4 miniature vehicles (London taxi, traditional red double-decker bus, yellow lorry and green car); hundreds of 1 x 1cm slopes in tan; arches and angular in tan; 4x blue base plates; over 80 windows; City of London shield.

The completed model measures H45 x W102 x D26cm.

H45 x W102 x D26cm
Eligible for International Delivery
Lego Type
Number of pieces
Suitable From
16 years
Not suitable for children under 3 years.

Brand Story

The company that was destined to become LEGO started life as being a small workshop that produced wooden toys, run by Ole Kirk Christiansen in 1932. The name ‘LEGO’ was adopted in 1934, coming from the Danish phrase ‘leg godt’, which means ‘play well’. It wasn’t until 1947 that they started producing plastic toys, with the first version of the now infamous interlocking bricks coming in 1949.
They weren’t quite the bricks that people are used to nowadays, being made from a different material and having a slightly different locking system. It was actually Christiansen’s son Godtfred Kirk that saw the potential for the bricks to become a tool for creative play and in 1958, the modern brick design was born. From this date, despite variation in the design and purpose of individual pieces over the years, each remains compatible in some way with previous pieces. So you could have a LEGO set from 1958 and it would still be completely compatible with a modern set.
Since the 1960, thousands of sets have been released covering everything from Aliens to the Wild West. The only area that the company has never tackled directly is military-themed sets, because Ole Kirk set a policy that they must never make war seem like child’s play. The largest ever LEGO set to date is a scale-model of the Taj Mahal, which was made out of 5922 pieces.
The LEGO Group's motto is ‘det bedste er ikke for godt’, which roughly translates to "only the best is the best". Ole Kirk Christiansen came up with this phrase to encourage workers to always produce the highest quality toys possible.
Nowadays, LEGO makes a vast range of toys for all ages, as well as teaching materials for children, which are distributed in over 130 countries. The company has approximately 10,000 employees and is the world's third largest manufacturer of play materials.



We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.

Q & As

Rated 5 out of 5 by 6 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great gift Brilliant 40th birthday present! Best price and prompt delivery. 24 November 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tower Bridge , looks like the real thing! Great LEGO set. My 2 Nieces and 1 Nephew built this Tower Bridge in under 12 hours. 4 hours in the afternoon of 25th, 2.5 on Friday morning and 3.5 hours on Friday Afternoon. This means it only took the three of them 10 hours. They had fun. They know more than I do about LEGO, as when I was their age, there was not as much choice as there is now. They worked very hard, had a break for a snack and drink and then went back to work. I do think that it was much more fun for a 12 , 10 and a 8 year old. They certainly did not need to be told what to do. I was in the room for some of the time, but they did not not need much help. I helped with sorting out the bits and providing plastic boxes which were shallow, but big enough for the different colours. Trays were also very useful. They did it step by step all the way through. I did try to move the mat it was on, but a bit fell off. I called for the LEGO Engineers to come and fix it, which they did. 30 December 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by FANTASTIC My 10 year old son had saved up for almost two years to buy this Tower Bridge and was not disappointed. Even thought the box says 16+ he managed over a two week period to do it all by himself. It was great he needed to take his time and concentrate as he usually builds normal lego kits before you can blink. The only downside as I saw it was that the packets containing the pieces were not numbered so it was a big search for the correct pieces but that said it kept my son occupied. Everyone is amazed at the model as it is very impressive and on the large side - for once the model is larger than the box it came in - rare for lego !! We would highly recommend this model even with its high price tag. Very impressed with John Lewis's price as it was the cheapest we could find and excellent click and collect service . 18 November 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lego Tower Bridge My 7 and 9 year old boys have loved building Tower Bridge. Under the guidance of Dad who has given the boys simple parts to build on a daily basis they have easily coped with the building challenges. They are the envy of our next door neighbours who have also enjoyed watching Tower bridge take shape on a daily basis! A big thankyou to Great Grandad for such a generous and enjoyable gift. Love Oscar and Milo 20 March 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product Another great product from Lego. Looks Amazing once complete. 21 March 2012
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