Person    | Male  Born 7/6/1761  Died 4/10/1821

John Rennie

Categories: Engineering

Countries: Scotland

Engineer. Born Scotland. In 1791 he moved to London and set up his own business mainly building canals, bridges, docks and harbours. In London his works included: Albion Mills, Waterloo Bridge, Southwark Bridge, London Bridge and the London Docks. Father of Sir John Rennie. Died at home in Stamford Street.

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John Rennie

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London Bridge - information/viewing panel

Unveiled by the Duke of Gloucester, this is actually an "interpretation panel...

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Nancy's Steps - plaque 1

Nancy's Steps These steps and arch are surviving fragments of the 1831 London...

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Nancy's Steps - plaque 2

Erected between April 2019 and August 2020, by unknown.

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Rennie at IC

No way of knowing which Rennie is intended so we've linked both.

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Rennie Garden

The 3.25 metre panorama to which the text refers can be seen at the Governmen...

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