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Report - Lots Road Power Station, Chelsea - 2002

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Clive Von Hampton, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. Clive Von Hampton

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    Here are some pics I took at Lots Road Power Station in 2002 during an organised visit.
    This was the last week it was in steam. The site has now been de-comissioned and is about to be stripped out and be converted into shops, offices and flats.

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    Outside

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    Outside again

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    And again

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    On the roof

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    Cooling water discharging into the creek

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    Cooling water intake screens

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    What the screens collect - Nice!

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    Long shot of the Turbine Hall

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    Same but zoomed in

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    Close-up of the high pressure end of a turbine
     
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    Turbine governor (left) and high pressure turbine

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    High pressure end of another turbine

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    Turbine controls

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    Looking down from the boiler floor

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    Generator and exciter (the exciter is a small generator that supplies the power for the rotating electromagnet in the main generator)

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    Steam condenser below turbine

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    Boiler water treatment plant

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    Fan for supplying air to one of the boilers

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    Boiler water feed pump

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    Boiler inspection door open
     
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    Burners at base of boiler

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    Circulating pipes on side of boiler

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    Steam pipes

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    Steam manifold

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    Control room

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    Cooling water pump house

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    Cooling water circulating pump - note old gas lamp

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    Old starter and pump

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    Crane in turbine house

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    Old control gallery

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    And again

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    very very ncie, cheers for posting this!!
     
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    I'll get this lot merged thanks for sticking it up, amazing place in full swing

    If anyone else has anything like this out there get it up
     
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    That is absolutely lovely. Cheers!
     
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    I think i just did a little sex wee...
     
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    Cheers for sharing, it looks a lot different now.
     
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