TQ4379 : Woolwich Power Station in 1960

taken 59 years ago, near to Woolwich, Greenwich, Great Britain

Woolwich Power Station in 1960
Woolwich Power Station in 1960
First built at the end of Victoria's reign on the site of a ship repair yard, it was enlarged and modified several times during its life. During construction work in 1912, the timbers of a Tudor warship were discovered. They were said to be from "Sovereign", King Henry VII's ship of 1488. The station closed down in 1978. This early morning picture was taken from a southbound ferry.
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TQ4379, 423 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
March 1960   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4374 7927 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.6464N 0:4.1509E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4322 7959
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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