Wapping Hydraulic Pumping Station (former Wapping Project), Wapping High Street, London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA116612
Architect/DesignerEllington, E. B.
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1893
Image Date1982
Library ReferenceMC F 281282
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Martin Charles / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This was built by the London Hydraulic Power Company to provide power for cranes, lifting bridges etc, throughout inner London, and was the best surviving. It closed in 1977 was converted into an art gallery, which closed in 2013.

Subject tags

pumping stations, industrial buildings