Municipal Water Tower "Jumbo", Balkerne Passage, Colchester - Colchester

Monumental water tower, C19, decommissioned in the 1980s. Redundant building and local landmark. A feasibility study has been undertaken by the Colchester and North East Essex Building Preservation Trust, and they have developed a project with the aim of securing repair and future publically beneficial use.

Municipal Water Tower "Jumbo", Balkerne Passage, Colchester - Colchester
© Essex County Council

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    MUNICIPAL WATER TOWER (JUMBO)
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1123669
    Local Planning Authority:
    Colchester
    Site Type:
    Civil > Public building

Location

    Building Name:
    Municipal Water Tower "Jumbo"
    Street Name:
    Balkerne Passage
    Locality:
    Colchester
    County:
    Essex
    District / Borough:
    Colchester
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Colchester
    Region:
    East of England

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Commercial company
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA