Chelsea Embankment, Chelsea, Greater London

Chelsea Embankment, Chelsea, Greater London
Photograph taken 1873 © Historic England Archive ref: op04624

General view looking along the Chelsea Embankment towards the Albert Bridge, showing the construction work on the Embankment, with Chelsea Old Church visible behind. The Chelsea Embankment was completed in 1874. It was designed by Sir Joseph Bazalgette, as part of his scheme to construct a modern sewage system for London.

Location

Greater London Chelsea

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

river bridge sanitation construction