Event    From 10/10/1881 

first public building in the world to be lit throughout by electricity

Categories: Engineering, Theatre

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first public building in the world to be lit throughout by electricity

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Savoy Theatre

Westminster City Council Savoy Theatre Opened in 1881, the Savoy Theatre wa...

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Robert Harrild

Robert Harrild

Printer and engineer. Born in Bermondsey, where in 1801 he set up the Bluecoat Boy Printing Office, producing books and commercial stationery. He is noted for introducing 'composition rollers' whic...

Person, Commerce, Engineering

2 memorials
Whitechapel Bell Foundry

Whitechapel Bell Foundry

This foundry is the oldest manufacturing company in the UK and is still making bells at 32/34 Whitechapel Road. Probably their most famous creation is Big Ben (we thank Alice, a member of a childre...

Place, Commerce, Engineering

4 memorials
Sir William Cubitt

Sir William Cubitt

Civil Engineer. Born Norfolk. President of The Institute of Civil Engineers. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition, 1851, and Chairman of its Building committee. Also designed a louvred...

Person, Engineering

5 memorials
Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall

Businessman and pioneer of guitar amplification. Born in London. An electrical engineer he built a portable amplification system, which he used in his evening job as a singer and drummer.  On 7 Jul...

Person, Engineering, Music / songs

2 memorials
Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers

Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers

A British professional engineering institution licenced by the Engineering Council UK to assess candidates for inclusion on ECUK's Register of professional Engineers and Technicians.

Group, Engineering

1 memorial