Lambeth uncovered coal store including tower and attached tunnels, Portsmouth Road, Surbiton - Kingston upon Thames

Uncovered coal store with tower and attached underground tunnels, built 1851-1852 to the design of James Simpson in a Romanesque style for the Lambeth Waterworks. Sited on what is now a student campus, it has been unused for many years. Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent are being sought for works to the building to convert it for use in relation to the surrounding university.

Lambeth uncovered coal store including tower and attached tunnels, Portsmouth Road, Surbiton - Kingston upon Thames
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Former Lambeth Waterworks Uncovered Coalstore Including Tower And Attached Tunnels
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1031864
    Local Planning Authority:
    Kingston upon Thames
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Industrial building

Location

    Building Name:
    Lambeth uncovered coal store including tower and attached tunnels
    Street Name:
    Portsmouth Road
    Locality:
    Surbiton
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Kingston upon Thames
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Kingston and Surbiton
    Region:
    London and 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:
    Educational (state sector)
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II, CA