Columbia Wharf, Rotherhithe
|Columbia Wharf, Rotherhithe|
|Type||converted grain silo|
|Address||265 Rotherhithe Street|
|Town or city||London|
Columbia Wharf (variant spelling Colombia Wharf), a listed building on the south bank of the River Thames, was the first grain silo in a British port. Built in 1864, it was designed by architect and hymnwriter James Edmeston for G & I L Green's Patent Ventilating Grain Company. It is located in Rotherhithe, south of Cuckold's Point and north of Nelson Dock Pier. Canada Wharf was added to the complex in 1870-1. The complex, including a former engine house and boiler to the south, was listed as a Grade II building in 1983.
Modern conversion and use
- Craig, Charles; Diprose, Graham; Seaborne, Mike; Ellmers, Chris; Werner, Alex (2009). London's Changing Riverscape: Panoramas from London Bridge to Greenwich. London: Francis Lincoln Ltd. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-7112-2941-9.
- "Historic England". Retrieved 5 April 2018.
- Rankin, Stuart. "Shipyards, Granaries and Wharves". Southwark Council.org. Southwark Council. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
- Banerjee, Jacqueline. "Columbia Wharf". Victorian Web. George P. Landow. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
- British Listed Buildings
- New plans for the Hilton Hotel on Rotherhithe Street