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IoE Number: 471228
Location: LONDON HYDRAULIC POWER COMPANY FORMER PUMPING STATION, RENFORTH STREET
  BERMONDSEY, SOUTHWARK, GREATER LONDON
Photographer: Mr David March
Date Photographed: 15 November 2001
Date listed: 01 July 1983
Date of last amendment: 01 July 1983
Grade II

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SOUTHWARKTQ3579RENFORTH STREET636-1/6/633London Hydraulic Power Company

SOUTHWARK TQ3579 RENFORTH STREET 636-1/6/633 London Hydraulic Power Company 01/07/83 former Pumping Station II Pumping station, later engineering works. Dated 1902. For London Hydraulic Power Company (with company name on plaque). Local stock and Suffolk brick with red brick dressings to semicircular window arches. Main block of pump room ranged east-west has a lofty series of arched windows and oculi in the gable ends which have stepped brick detailing and parapet gables to clerestory. Tall tapering octagonal chimney stack on tall square base with engineering brick plinth at north-west corner of pump room. Accumulator tower with blind arcading, panelled frieze, cornice and parapet raised in gable over short sides. Lower north blocks support large panelled cast-iron settling tanks, carried on steel frame internally. Was in its original use until 1977; pumps and engines since removed. More recent use as engineering works. Following the company's Wapping Station, this one established the design type for the company's subsequent stations.

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