london diary

march 2007

back to march main page

my london diary

 

Bow Back Rivers - Prescott Lock Site

Thursday 8 March, 2007

Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
Canary Wharf in the background over Mosque, seen from the Greenway.
  Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall      
Canning Rd from the Greenway     
 
Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
The Greenway crossing Canning Rd
  Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
 
      Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
Channelsea River (now just a tidal creek with no river flowing into it.)
     

Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
Left of Channelsea Island is Channelsea River, right is Abbey Creek
Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
The Channelsea River ran along the left of where this Underfground depot was built. Thirty years ago it was just a ditch.
Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
Abbey Mills pumping station (Charles Driver, 1865-8), the "cathedral of sewage", viewed from the Greenway.
Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
Splendid detailing in the exterior brickwork.
Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
The modern pumping station (1994-7, Allies and Morrison.) is impressive, but not in the same league.
Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
Ruined factory on the Channelsea Island between the Channelsea River and Abbey Creek. The original Abbey Mill was on an island in the river, though I'm not sure if it was this one. There are no remains.
Bow Back Rivers (C) 2007, Peter Marshall
View from Longwall footpath, looking towards the gasholders over the Channelsea RIver.


   

 

january
february
march
april
may
june
july
august
september
october
november
december

2006
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
2000
1999

some of my work gets put into nice organised websites.

this isn't meant to be like that, but you can see some of the rest at

london pictures
londons industrial history

and you can read what I think about photography at

About photography

All pictures on this section of the site are © Peter Marshall 2007;
to but prints or for permission to reproduce pictures or to comment on this site, or for any other questions,

contact me

your comments may be added to the site - or not.
Payment may be waived for acceptable non-profit uses.

All pictures on these pages are copyright © 2007 and may not be reproduced without permission.
Unauthorised copying of images registered at the US Copyright Office may result in punitive damages.

Site search Web search

powered by FreeFind