Former Hydraulic Power Station, Water Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Former Hydraulic Power Station, Water Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Photograph taken 11 June 2002 © Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive ref: 457830

This Hydraulic power generating station was built in 1907-9. It was one of 3 built as part of system for supplying hydraulic power to the lifts and hoists of the commercial warehouses in the city centre. It continued in use until 1972. It is a very unusual survival of this type of building.

Location

Greater Manchester Manchester

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

water pump pumping station waterworks sanitation warehouse edwardian (1902 - 1913)