Addington Well Pumping Station, Croydon, Greater London

Addington Well Pumping Station, Croydon, Greater London
Photograph taken November 1973 © Historic England Archive ref: BB73_07942

A worker stokes the boilers at Addington Well Pumping Station. These boilers drove pumping engines which raised water from the watertable. The pumping station was officially opened on the 2nd of August 1888. The original engine was designed to pump 77,760 gallons of water per hour from the Addington reservoir.

Location

Greater London Croydon

Period

1970s (1970 - 1979)

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water power station waterworks pumping station