TQ2382 : Portobello Dock

taken 10 years ago, near to Paddington, Westminster, Great Britain

Portobello Dock
Portobello Dock
There is a substantial new development on this site which was recently the offices of Virgin Emi Records. For artist's impression of new development see New London Architecture LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . The Greater London Industrial Heritage Society LinkExternal link tells us the site's history: "At the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Kensal Road, is the former Paddington Vestry Refuse Transfer Depot, later known as Corporation Yard and, more recently, as Porta Bella Dock, until taken over by EMI as part of their headquarter complex, which included buildings across the canal. The depot was used to transfer refuse from carts to barges, with a covered wharf, ramp and bridges, circa 1880 and is Grade II listed."
The site includes Kensal House TQ2382 : Kensal House, offices by the Grand Union Canal linked by footbridge over the canal.

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Date Taken
Monday, 26 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 27 February, 2007
Category
Dock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 239 823 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.6094N 0:12.8609W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 238 824
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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