Building    From 1930  To 1970

Lavender Pumphouse

Categories: Engineering

Built to control the water level in the former Surrey Docks.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Lavender Pumphouse

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Lavender Pumphouse

Lavender Pumphouse This was constructed by the Port of London Authority in 19...

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George Fox Hosking

George Fox Hosking

Senior 3rd Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park, Above Bar...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial
Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Conservators of the River Thames / Thames Conservancy

Came into being as a result of the Thames Conservancy Act,1857. Completed the building of Teddington Lock. Lost some of its responsibilities in 1909 to the Port of London Authority and in 1974 the ...

Group, Engineering, Gardens / Agriculture, Transport

3 memorials
Sir John Wolfe-Barry

Sir John Wolfe-Barry

Civil Engineer. Born London, son of the architect Sir Charles Barry. His firm specialised in railways, bridges and docks. Built the Circle Line and, following the death of Horace Jones, Tower Bridg...

Person, Engineering

3 memorials
Sir Alexander Gibb

Sir Alexander Gibb

Civil engineer. FRS.  Born Scotland into a long line of civil engineers.  In London worked on: Metropolitan Railway extension Whitechapel tp Bow and Kew Bridge.  Died at his home, The Anchorage, Ha...

Person, Engineering, Scotland

1 memorial
first gas-lit street in the world

first gas-lit street in the world

The first public street lighting with gas was demonstrated in Pall Mall by Frederick Winsor in 1807.  In January he lit the street and in June he put on a special gas-lit exhibition here, celebrati...

Event, Engineering, Transport

2 memorials