Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico, London: the heat-accumulator

RIBApix ref no RIBA52828
Architect/DesignerPowell & Moya
Artist/PhotographerMaltby, John (1910-1980)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1951
Image Date1956
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceMaltby 32/ABN (MAL28852)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Maltby / 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

glazing, housing, towers, heating and ventilating