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Churchill Gardens Estate, Pimlico, London: the roof of Chaucer House with the heat-accumulator in the background

RIBA Ref No RIBA26256
Architect/DesignerPowell & Moya
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1962
Image Date1951
ViewExterior
StyleModern Movement
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 724 Westminster
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectHousing ; Flats ; Heating and ventilating ; Chimneys ; Towers
NOTES: This, the largest housing scheme by Westminster City Council, was built in four sections between 1946 and 1962. The heat-accumulator was used to store the hot water brought in a tunnel below the river from Battersea power station for the district heating scheme.
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