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WAPPING TUNNEL

Gallery 5 - The Ventilation Shafts

[Source: Paul Wright]

The Crown Street ventilation shaft looking north in the 1970s.
Photo by Chris Coulter


A 1:200 scale map from 1905 showing Crown Street goods station. the wapping tunnel is marked on the map as is the ventilation shaft marked as 'air shaft'.


The Crown Street ventilation shaft looking north in October 2005.
Photo by Paul Wright


The Myrtle Street ventilation shaft shown on a 1:200 scale map from 1908. Although called the Myrtle Street shaft it was actually in Chatham Street. The shaft tower had
been demolished and the shaft capped by 2014.


The Blackburne Place air shaft seen on 2 May 2014.
Photo by Paul Wright


The air shaft at Blackburne Place shown on a 1:200 scale map from 1908.


Looking west at the Blackburne Place air shaft on 2 May 2014.
Photo by Paul Wright


The Rathbone Street ventilation shaft shown on a 1:200 scale map from 1908. In common with the shaft at Myrtle street this one has had its tower demolished and been capped.


The ventilation shaft at White Street looking north on 2 May 2014.
Photo by Paul Wright


The White Street ventilation shaft shown on a 1:200 scale map from 1908.

Looking east at the White Street ventilation shaft on 2 May 2014.
Photo by Paul Wright

Gallery 1 - 1828 to 1957

Gallery 2 - 1974 to 2011

Gallery 3 - 2012

Gallery 4 - 2014

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[Source: Paul Wright]




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