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. Previous Planning and Listed Building Consent proposals for the site were under consideration by the Greater London Authority, but an alternative proposal is now being developed.

Braithwaite Viaduct, Bishopsgate Goods Yard, Wheler Street / Brick Lane E1 - Tower Hamlets
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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
  • Postcode: E1
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bethnal Green and Bow
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Utility

Contact Details

Andrew Hargreaves (LPA) 020 7364 5576

Next steps

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