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Northern Outfall Sewer

A major 'gravity' sewer running from Hackney to Beckton. Mainly designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette after an outbreak of cholera in 1853 and the 'Great Stink' in the Thames of 1858. Our picture shows it crossing the River Lea.

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

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Northern Outfall Sewer

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Northern Outfall Sewer - Dace Road

Northern Outfall Sewer, part of London's main drainage system, constructed mi...

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Northern Outfall Sewer - River Lea

Metropolitan Board of Works Northern Outfall Sewer Constructed 1862 - 63 John...

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Sir Ove N. Arup

Sir Ove N. Arup

Born Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, son of the Danish Consul and was educated in Germany and later Denmark. Civil engineer who collaborated with many modern architects on projects such as the Sydney Opera ...

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Denmark, Germany

1 memorial
Sir Alfred Seale Haslam

Sir Alfred Seale Haslam

Engineer and politician.  Born Derby.  He saw the potential of refrigeration and developed equipment that was used extensively both on land and on ships.  Knighted by Queen Victoria in 1891 he fund...

Person, Benefactor, Engineering, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Sir Peirson Frank

Sir Peirson Frank

Civil engineer.  Born Yorkshire as Thomas Peirson Frank. Chief Engineer for London County Council, 1930 - 1946. His secret rapid response unit saved London from drowning during the Blitz many times...

Person, Engineering

1 memorial
Clarendon Arch

Clarendon Arch

The New River had to be carried over Salmon's Brook (now dry).  To do this a 660-feet long lead-lined wooden aqueduct was built in 1608-13, known as the Bush Hill Frame.  At the same time a bridge ...

Building, Engineering

2 memorials