No. 8 machine shop, Dock Head Road, Chatham Dockyard - Medway (UA)

1840 former dry dock cover which was later used as a Machine Shop but is now disused. Cladding removed so the cast iron members and joints are now corroding. Applications have been submitted to repair and convert it for leisure uses.

No. 8 machine shop, Dock Head Road, Chatham Dockyard - Medway (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: NUMBER 8 MACHINE SHOP
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1267822
  • Local Planning Authority: Medway (UA)
  • Site Type: Maritime > Marine construction site

Location

  • Building Name: No. 8 machine shop
  • Street Name: Dock Head Road
  • Locality: Chatham Dockyard
  • Unitary Authority: Medway (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Rochester and Strood
  • Region: South East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Government or agency

Contact Details

Alice Brockway 01483 252078

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England