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Sir Joseph Bazalgette

Person  Male  Born 28/3/1819  Died 15/3/1891

Categories: Engineering

Civil engineer. Born in Enfield. As chief engineer of the Metropolitan Board of Works he created the London main drainage system and the Embankment. Great-great grandfather of Sir Peter, the television producer behind 'Big Brother' and other such masterpieces of popular TV entertainment.  Died at his home in Wimbledon.

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Sir Joseph Bazalgette

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Chelsea Embankment - Old Church

There were at least 3 designs for lamps along the Thames Embankments. This o...

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Joseph Bazalgette - NW8

Sir Joseph William Bazalgette, 1819 - 1891, civil engineer, lived here. Great...

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Skempton Building plaques

2018: Eamonn Doyle has written to correct our "east to west", saying that the...

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