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The Engineering History of the River Thames


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The history behind the development of the Thames as we know it today and a look at some of the current issues

Date and Time

06 March 2013 - 19:00-21:30


London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the London local network.

About this event

The history behind the development of the Thames as we know it today and the management of the River through the centuries, plus a look at some of the current issues facing the River Thames at Teddington and upstream – such as hydropower, lock gate design and flooding.

About the speakers

Jed Ramsay: Waterways Team Leader – responsible for the River Thames and the staff who work on the river from Bell Weir to Teddington lock.

John Wright: Keeper of Penton Hook Lock & Weir – responsible for Penton Hook lock site, weir operation and boat passage.


Evening Lecture:
19:00 for 19:30 start


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