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Plaque: Churchill Gardens - opened

Erection date: 24/7/1951


City of Westminster Churchill Gardens
Opened by Her Grace the Duchess of Marlborough, JP
Mayor - Councillor A. Sciver, BSc, FRIC

Chairmen of Housing Committee:
1945 - 9 Alderman C. P. Russell, JP
1949 - 50 Councillor Alfred Harris, DSO, FRICS
1950 - 1 Councillor Miss Paton Walsh

Town Clerk Sir Parker Morris, LLB
Architects - Powell And Moya, AARIBA
Civil Engineers - Scott and Wilson, MMICE

24th July 1951

{The round plaque at the bottom left reads:}
London Architecture Medal, 1950, RIBA

Site: Churchill Gardens - opened (1 memorial)

SW1, Churchill Gardens Road, Chaucer House

A very unusual building faces this flank wall, on the other side of the street, just outside our photo.  It's basically a huge hot water tank, like you may have in your house somewhere in a nice warm cupboard.  But this accumulator provides hot water to all the flats on this estate. Built at the same time as the estate, the Pimlico District Heating Undertaking is now managed by CityWest Homes and there you will find a link to a very interesting factsheet.

The accumulator has a plaque which reads: "To celebrate the pioneering work of Pimlico District Heating Undertaking and a greener future for the community. This plaque was unveiled by Councillor Angela Harvey, Cabinet Member for Housing, 29 November 2007." 

This estate boasts a Festival of Britain plaque.

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Churchill Gardens - opened

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Powell And Moya

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Royal Institute of British Architects

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Alexandra Spencer-Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough

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