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Wapping hydraulic pumping station

Wapping hydraulic pumping station

Shadwell Basin Project.

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Published by GLIAS in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • London Hydraulic Power Company.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGreater London Industrial Archaeological Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(3) p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19671433M

      The Wapping Hydraulic power station was built in in the East of Wapping to power machinery across London. It closed as a pumping station in and was converted into an arts centre (Wapping. A rare example of an artist not wishing to compete but harmonise with the setting is currently to be seen at the Wapping Pumping Station. Built on Wapping Wall in to provide hydraulic power.

    has been informing visitors about topics such as London Restaurants, Dinner Restaurant and London Restaurant. Join thousands of satisfied visitors who discovered Wapping Lane London, Restaurant Interior Design and Restaurants Around domain may be for sale! Wapping Hydraulic Pumping Station (est. ), using the defunct Tower Subway to carry pipes under the Thames (closed on 30 June , the last to be used) City Road Basin on the Regent's Canal in Islington (), [4] later used as the Marico furniture factory [5].

    Find the perfect wapping hydraulic power station stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now! Wapping Hydraulic Pumping Station (est. ), using the defunct Tower Subway to carry pipes under the Thames (closed on 30 June , the last to be used) City Road Basin on the Regent's Canal in Islington (), later used as the Marico furniture factory;.


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The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station (built ) was originally run by the London Hydraulic Power Company in Wapping, London, ally it operated using steam, and was later converted to use electricity. It was used to power machinery, including lifts, across London. Hydraulic Pumping Station.

This set of fine Victorian industrial buildings on Wapping Wall was built between for the London Hydraulic Power Company to provide hydraulic power for cranes and lifting bridges etc.

throughout inner London. The pumping station was the last working station of five built for the company and is the best preserved. The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station closed in The building was left to become an unexpected relic, at odds with the rapidly changing face of Wapping.

As much of the landscape was torn down to make way for new property developments, the Power Station was left to cultivate ivy, ferns and fungus. The Earth With Her Crowns is a set of ten tracks improvised and recorded in single takes in our former home, Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, London, over two days in February and March This is our final project in response to the iconic building that defined our commissioning for over two decades.

The Wapping Project is the creation of the Women ’ s Playhouse Trust (WPT), which was set up in The WPT is a UK Charity () and has (C) (3) status in the USA.

Throughout the 80s and the early 90s WPT ’ s artistic policy was defined by the playwrights it commissioned, produced and published, predominantly at the Royal Court Theatre, London. There are plans to redevelop the Wapping Hydraulic Power Station and everyone is invited to an exhibition on Tuesday 13 November between pm and pm at, you guessed it, the Power Station.

The Power Station (or pumping station as it is referred to on the exhibition leaflet) stopped operating in and reopened in as the Wapping.

In his essay Stations: A Brief Diary of a Long Concern Gareth Evans writes from a body of work by Berlin-based photographer Karen Stuke commissioned by The Wapping Project in for one of the final exhibitions within the Boiler House and the Coal Store at the Wapping Hydraulic Power Station.

In the heat of the hottest day recorded to date in. TK04, Wapping Pumping Station, Verified Book Library Memories Of Wapping Couldnt Afford The Eels Pumping Station Design 3rd Edition Wapping Hydraulic Pumping Station and the London Eye By Stephen Dobson Some thoughts while walking around Whitechapel By Jo Hadley Angels, Fragments and Ruins in London’s East End By Ben Gidley.

The Science Museum Library also has a map of LHPC pumping stations and mains, published by the Company in c, and there is an article by Tim Smith, ‘Hydraulic power in the Port of London’, published in Industrial Archaeology Review, no.

1, Autumn Across the road from the Prospect, the large brick building behind big double gates and high walls was the Wapping Hydraulic Pumping Station. From the s onwards, hydraulic power was used to operate swing bridges, lock-gates and cranes in the docks.

Two large cast-iron tanks for clean and dirty water 4. Fittings of the inlet and filtration plants 5. 'Cast-iron hydraulic mains of 6", 7" and 8" diameter with their usual fitments All except item 1 are original.

Wapping Wall is the last remaining fully fitted hydraulic power station in. The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station was built in by the London Hydraulic Power Company and was once part of an extensive hydraulic network, one of five stations delivering water along high-pressure pipes to silently power everything from dock gates, department store lifts, and theatre curtains.

The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station provides a fascinating glimpse into London’s industrial history. Built in with alterations and additions carried out in Today it is a Grade 2* listed building.

The History. The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, on Wapping Wall was built by the London Hydraulic Power Company in Wapping Pumping Station was the third large pumping station built for the London Hydraulic Power Company. After its enlargement in it was said to be the largest hydraulic pumping station in Britain (and probably the world), though Rotherhithe (also LHP) probably equalled it in size after the installation of a Parsons steam turbine there in.

Restaurant, gallery and performance space, the Wapping Project, is closing its doors this month after a three-year-long dispute with complaining neighbours, EastLondonLines can confirm. When Jules Wright, founder and creative director of the gallery found the disused and derelict Hydraulic Power Station, it was listed as an ‘English Heritage Building at Risk’.

Now after 13 years as the. The Wapping Project is a UK London-based arts organisation and a working name of Women's Playhouse Trust (WPT) since WPT is a registered charity () established in and incorporated in The Wapping Project works as a commissioner and producer of art.

At the peak of activity, between and some separate machines were being powered. Business declined after the war due to a number of factors and the London Hydraulic Power Company finally closed down in at which time the remaining pumping station at Wapping was the world’s last on a public hydraulic supply system.

THE WAPPING STATION The best-known of the stations is Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, which still exists and contains pumping machinery which is allegedly in working order, though I think that is perhaps questionable.

There is much more detailed information about the Wapping station here. London Hydraulic Power Company: | The |London Hydraulic Power Company| was set up by an |Act of Parliament| in to inst World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

Part multi-purpose exhibition and performance space, and part restaurant, Wapping Food allows diners to combine culture with cuisine.

Originally a power station, The Wapping Project has made a real feature of its inheritance, boasting much of the original hydraulic equipment and machinery.

Stop Wapping Hydraulic Pumping Station. This impressive red brick structure was built by the London Hydraulic Power Company, and has the date on the side. Hydraulic Power was a 19th century solution used to run lifts, cranes and workshop and theatre machinery before electric motors were powerful enough.Continue along Wapping Wall past Metropolitan Wharf.

The Prospect of Whitby was originally called the Devil's Tavern and has associations with Pepys. It was re-named after a collier ship when it was rebuilt after a fire. This would bring coal for the hydraulic pumping station opposite, built in .Our website works best with the latest version of the browsers below, unfortunately your browser is not an old browser means that some parts of our website might not work correctly.