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Beckton Gas Works in 1984.

Beckton Gas Works in 1984.
Beckton Gas Works.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2637
Description: This 1984 image shows what remained of the crumbling Beckton works after its closure in 1967. The horizontal filter plant can be seen in the foreground and the coke ovens in the background.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1984
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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