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Wapping Hydraulic Power Pumping Station (London)

Wapping Hydraulic Power Pumping Station is a fascinating building in London.

It is situated in Wapping Wall in the East End suburb of Wapping.

One of five stations of this kind in London, it harnessed water from the River Thames to provide power for Central London.

It was used as a model for power stations throughout Europe, New York, Australia and Argentina.

Today the building houses an art gallery and a restaurant.

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