Chimney to Beckton Sewage Works, Jenkins Lane, Beckton E6 - Newham

Chimney dating from 1887 to 1889, designed by Joseph Bazalgette, as part of the improvements to the northern outfall of the London drainage network. Listed Building Consent has been granted for works to facilitate the Lee Tunnel and Beckton extension works. The chimney has been dismantled and is in storage, pending re-erection following completion of the tunnelling works. Regular surveys are carried out to review its condition.

Chimney to Beckton Sewage Works, Jenkins Lane, Beckton E6 - Newham
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Site Details

  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1393160
  • Local Planning Authority: Newham
  • Site Type: Industrial > Industrial building


  • Building Name: Chimney to Beckton Sewage Works
  • Street Name: Jenkins Lane
  • Postcode: E6
  • Locality: Beckton
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Newham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: East Ham
  • Region: London

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: D
  • Ownership: Utility

Contact Details

Ben Hull (LPA) 020 3373 9574

Next steps

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