TQ2877 : Chelsea Embankment

taken 5 years ago, near to Chelsea, Kensington And Chelsea, Great Britain

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Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea Embankment

The embankment was completed in 1874 to a design by Joseph Bazalgette, and was part of the Metropolitan Board of Works' grand scheme to provide London with a modern sewage system. Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
The A3212 follows the embankment.
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A3212 Road

The A3212 runs 3.6 miles from Battersea Bridge to Trafalgar Square.
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Sir Joseph Bazalgette :: TQ3080

Sir Joseph William Bazalgette, CB (28 March 1819 15 March 1891) was a 19th-century English civil engineer. As chief engineer of London's Metropolitan Board of Works his major achievement was the creation of a sewer network for central London which was instrumental in relieving the city from cholera epidemics, while beginning the cleansing of the River Thames.
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TQ2877, 927 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2837 7787 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.1133N 0:9.1560W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2835 7786
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