Place    From 1876 

Great Eastern Street

Categories: Engineering, Transport

Place

Constructed 1872-6 by The Metropolitan Board of Works. Opened in 1876. Improved in 1880-2.

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Great Eastern Street

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Great Eastern Street fountain

Pink and grey polished granite, sandstone capital and a ball finial in the fo...

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George Daniels

George Daniels

Horologist. Born in Sunderland. During his lifetime, he was considered to be the best watchmaker in the world, and was one of the few who built complete watches by hand (including the case and dial...

Person, Craft / Design, Engineering

1 memorial
G. W. Pickin, BSc, C.Eng, FICE, FIMunE, FRSA

G. W. Pickin, BSc, C.Eng, FICE, FIMunE, FRSA

City of London Engineer in 1977 and 1982.

Person, Engineering

2 memorials
Rotherhithe Tunnel Airshaft

Rotherhithe Tunnel Airshaft

The building contains a staircase down to the tunnel and pedestrian footpath. The photograph is of this airshaft's partner on the north bank.

Building, Engineering

1 memorial
Royal Arsenal Brass Foundry

Royal Arsenal Brass Foundry

It was built when it was found that there were low stocks of artillery - but also in response to a fatal explosion in a private contractor's London foundry. In addition to its obvious casting funct...

Building, Armed Forces, Engineering

2 memorials
Robert Mylne

Robert Mylne

Architect. Born Edinburgh. Returned from a Grand Tour to London in 1759. Won the competition to build Blackfriars Bridge, including the approach roads from the north and the south, each with a squa...

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Scotland

1 memorial