Abbey Mills Pumping Station

Charles H Driver

place
Abbey Lane, E15 2RW
info_outline
Toilets
Abbey Mills pumping station 'A', built by engineer Joseph Bazalgette, Edmund Cooper and architect Charles Driver. Built between 1865 and 1868 it has been described as the cathedral of sewage.

Access

Saturday 22nd

group
  • Regular tours every 60 mins (10am-4pm) max 15 per tour. Booking only - please bring ticket with you otherwise you will not be given access to the site..

Sunday 23rd

group
  • Regular tours every 60 mins (10am-4pm) max 15 per tour. Booking only - please bring ticket with you otherwise you will not be given access to the site..

Pre-booking is required for this building

Booking Essential - if you are unable to produce a ticket you will be turned away

Design

Original design
Joseph Bazalgette, Charles H Driver, 1900
Type
Infrastructure/engineering
Period
Post-war