TQ3579 : Former hydraulic pumping station (1)

near to Stepney, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Former hydraulic pumping station (1)
Former hydraulic pumping station (1)
This building on Renforth Street, Rotherhithe is listed Grade 2 (listed building number 471228 or Heritage asset number 1385816 as from 2011).

According to the list description, it was built in 1902 for the London Hydraulic Power Company. As well as the chimney at the right of the photo there was an "accumulator tower" (surge shaft) just visible to the left rear. All these remained in their original use until the surprisingly late date of 1977. Thereafter it was used as an engineering works and eventually converted to residential use. For another view and more history, see TQ3579 : London Hydraulic Co - Renfrew Street, Rotherhithe, SE16.
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2010
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 May, 2010
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Pumping Station 
Place (from Tags)
Rotherhithe 
Date (from Tags)
1902 
Category
Pumping station (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3536 7959 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.9430N 0:3.0799W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3534 7962
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Industrial Chimney  Grade II Listed 

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