Gentlemen's public convenience, Bow Road, Bromley-By-Bow E3 - Tower Hamlets

Underground gentlemen's public convenience, constructed by the Board of Works and opened in 1899. There are curved entrance steps designed to fit around the statue of WE Gladstone. The decorative interior finish includes russet marble urinals. The public convenience has been disused for many years and the decorative iron gates have been damaged. The interior is also subject to vandalism. The Local Authority is investigating options for the site.

Gentlemen's public convenience, Bow Road, Bromley-By-Bow E3 - Tower Hamlets
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    GENTLEMEN's PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AT BROMLEY-BY-BOW ADJACENT TO STATUE OF WE GLADSTONE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1392968
    Local Planning Authority:
    Tower Hamlets
    Site Type:
    Civil > Public building

Location

    Building Name:
    Gentlemen's public convenience
    Street Name:
    Bow Road
    Locality:
    Bromley-By-Bow
    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:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    A
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II, CA