Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico, London: the link between the pumphouse and the heat-accumulator
|Architect/Designer||Kennedy & Donkin|
|Powell & Moya|
|Scott & Wilson|
|Artist/Photographer||de Mare, Eric (1910-2002)|
|Library Reference||AP Box 724 Westminster|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Housing ; Heating and ventilating ; Brickwork ; Round buildings ; Towers|
NOTES: This, the largest housing scheme by Westminster City Council, was built in four sections between 1946 and 1962. The pumphouse for the district heating scheme was located at the base of the heat-accumulator tower which was used to store the hot water brought in a tunnel below the river from Battersea power station. The heating consultants were Kennedy & Donkin and the structural engineers were Scott & Wilson.
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