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CHELSEA EMBANKMENT is part of the Thames Embankment
Thames Embankment
, a road and walkway along the north bank of the River Thames
River Thames
in central London , England.

The western end of Chelsea Embankment, including a stretch of Cheyne Walk , is in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
; the eastern end, including Grosvenor Road and Millbank
Millbank
, is in the City of Westminster . Beneath the road lies the main low-level interceptor sewer taking waste water from west London eastwards towards Beckton
Beckton
.

Chelsea Bridge
Chelsea Bridge
and Albert Bridge are to the south. Royal Hospital Chelsea is to the north. Sloane Square is the closest tube station, located to the north.

From 19 February 2007, this road is on the boundary of the extended London Congestion Charge Zone .

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Notable buildings * 3 Local streets * 4 External links

HISTORY

Garden Corner, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London Garden Corner, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London

The embankment was completed in 1874 to a design by Joseph Bazalgette , and was part of the Metropolitan Board of Works
Metropolitan Board of Works
' grand scheme to provide London with a modern sewage system .

NOTABLE BUILDINGS

Swan House Swan House

* Garden Corner, 13 Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea Embankment
- Grade II* listed * Swan House , 17 Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea Embankment
- Grade II* listed

LOCAL STREETS

* Chelsea Bridge
Chelsea Bridge
Road * Royal Hospital Road * West Road * Tite Street

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