Group    From 1973 

Thames Water

Categories: Engineering, Food & Drink

When this authority was formed it took over responsibility for water supply from a number of other bodies including the Metropolitan Water Board.

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Thames Water

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Enfield Millennium Fountain

The Millennium Fountain by Wendy Taylor CBE. Unveiled by the Worshipful the M...

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New River Head windmill

The Round House Remains of the windmill used c.1709 - 1720 to pump water from...

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Whitechapel fatberg

We wonder what the various shapes on the plaque represent? Nappy wipes and ot...

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Other Subjects

Sir John Isaac Thornycroft

Sir John Isaac Thornycroft

Civil engineer.  Son of Thomas and Mary Thornycroft.  Born Rome.  Studied and began work in Glasgow.  Then studied at the Royal School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at South Kensingt...

Person, Benefactor, Engineering

1 memorial
Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford

Stonemason, architect and civil engineer. Born Eskdale, Dumfriesshire. Aged 12 left school to work for a local stonemason. Aged 25 rode on horseback to London. Built roads, bridges and canals. Neve...

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Scotland

2 memorials
Brunel's Thames Tunnel

Brunel's Thames Tunnel

The first tunnel in the world under a navigable river. Built between 1825 and 1843 using the tunnelling shield technology invented by Marc Brunel. It was originally intended to be used for horse-dr...

Place, Engineering, Transport

5 memorials
Pierre Cérésole

Pierre Cérésole

Engineer and peace activist. Born in Lausanne. He worked in the United States and Japan, returning to Switzerland at the outbreak of WW1. He became a conscientious objector, and was imprisoned beca...

Person, Engineering, Peace, Switzerland

1 memorial
First traffic lights in world

First traffic lights in world

Less than a month after the lights were installed the lamp blew up, seriously injuring the policeman who was operating it. See the IET and the Victorianist for two different takes on the story. 20...

Concept, Engineering, Science

1 memorial