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Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea Embankment
is part of the 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; the eastern end, including Grosvenor Road and 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. 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 References 5 External links

History[edit]

Garden Corner, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London

Garden Corner, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London

The embankment was completed to a design by Joseph Bazalgette
Joseph Bazalgette
and was part of the Metropolitan Board of Works' grand scheme to provide London with a modern sewage system. It was opened on 9 May 1874 by Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh.[1] Notable buildings[edit]

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[edit]

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

References[edit]

^ "Opening of the Chelsea Embankment". The Times
The Times
(27999). 11 May 1874. p. 7. Retrieved 28 August 2017. 

External links[edit]

LondonTown.com information Chelsea Embankment
Chelsea Embankment
Gardens information from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Coordinates: 51°29′02″N 0°09′43″W / 51.4840°N 0.1620°W

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