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The East Greenwich Gasworks from a roof in Greenfell Street.

The East Greenwich Gasworks from a roof in Greenfell Street.
The Greenwich Gasworks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2555
Description: The East Greenwich Gasworks dominated the skyline on the Greenwich Peninsula. The works were built by the South Metropolitan Gas Company in the 1880s. Gas production ended in 1976 after the discovery of North Sea gas. Part of the site of the former gasworks is now home to the Millennium Dome.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1960s
Credit line: Greenwich Local History Library collection.
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