Southall Water Tower, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA135168
Architect/DesignerMoffet, Elena
Vickery, Frank
Artist/PhotographerDavis, Bill
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1903
Image Date2015
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceDavis Southall Towers
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Bill Davis / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This was originally a water tower that was built between 1895-1903 to supply water to the steam locomotives. After being decommissioned in 1968 and becoming derelict, it was converted into six-storeys of flats in 1979-1983 by Frank Vickery and Elena Moffet.

Subject tags

housing, round buildings, conversion of buildings, water towers