Panel For Historical Engineering Works

Great Eastern Launch Ways

  • HEW Number:
    2789
  • Designers:
    Isambard Kingdom Brunel & (initially) Scott Russell
  • Owner:
  • Built:
    1857
  • Opened:
    1857
Significant features

The site of the concrete and timber remains of the purpose-built slipway constructed in 1857 for the sideways launch of Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s SS Great Eastern. It represents one of the few remaining examples of the commercial shipbuilding industry on the River Thames.

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Great Eastern Launch Ways
  • Place:
    London
  • National Grid Ref.:
    TQ 375 784
  • County:
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  • Accessibility:
    visible from place of public access
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