Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico, London: Chaucer House and the heat-accumulator seen from across the Thames

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3811
Architect/DesignerPowell & Moya
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1962
Image Date1950
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceBM/H&F/41/J
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This, the largest housing scheme by Westminster City Council, was built in four sections between 1946 and 1962. The heat-accumulator was used to store the hot water brought in a tunnel below the river from Battersea power station for the district heating scheme.

Subject tags

flats, housing, towers, riverside buildings, boats, heating and ventilating, Social Housing: 1950s