Braithwaite Viaduct, Bishopsgate Goods Yard, Wheler Street / Brick Lane E1 - Tower Hamlets

Early railway viaduct built in 1840 by John Braithwaite for the Eastern Counties Railway, formerly set within an extensive brick-vaulted goods yard circa 1880, partially demolished in 2003. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent was granted in 2021 for a mixed-use development which will include repair and reuse of the viaduct and adjacent historic arches.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Braithwaite Viaduct
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1063895
    Local Planning Authority:
    Tower Hamlets
    Site Type:
    Transport > Railway transport site

Location

    Building Name:
    Braithwaite Viaduct
    Street Name:
    Wheler Street / Brick Lane
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Tower Hamlets
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Bethnal Green and Bow
    Region:
    London and South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Utility

Contact Details

Andrew Hargreaves (LPA) 020 7364 5576