Group    From 1554  To 1848

Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers

Categories: Engineering

Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers

Since Tudor times this organisation was responsible for the drainage of the low-lying parts of the whole of the then built-up area of South London. 1848 - subsumed into the Metropolitan Commission of Sewers which covered the whole of London.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers

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Duffield Sluice

Sewers Surrey & Kent Duffield Sluice 1822

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William Lindley

William Lindley

Civil engineer. Born at 1 Surrey Square, Old Kent Road. In his youth, he worked with Marc Isambard Brunel and Francis Giles. In Germany he became involved in the development of railways. With his s...

Person, Engineering, Germany

1 memorial
Bagley's Foundry / The Foundery

Bagley's Foundry / The Foundery

There was a gun-manufacturing foundry at Windmill Hill, now Tabernacle Street EC2, until an explosion in 1716. Captured French guns were being melted and the liquid metal was poured into moulds whi...

Building, Engineering, Religion

2 memorials
George Croydon Marks

George Croydon Marks

Engineer and politician. Born in Eltham. He was apprenticed at the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. In 1882 he joined Tangye Ltd in Birmingham and became head of the lifting-machinery department and an exp...

Person, Engineering, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Brunel's Engine House

Brunel's Engine House

The engine house was designed by Marc Brunel to be part of the infrastructure of his Thames tunnel. It held steam-powered pumps used to extract water from the excavations. Since 1961 the building h...

Building, Engineering

1 memorial
South End Road bridge reconstruction

South End Road bridge reconstruction

Reconstructed & widened in 1969 replacing a 28 ft. wide cast iron bridge built in 1864.

Event, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial