Saturday 2 January 2021

The Ladywell Water Tower, Dressington Avenue, South East London

The Ladywell Water Tower was originally part of a workhouse built specifically for the elderly between 1897-1900, according to Historic England. It could house a total of 812 aged and infirm poor. .The water tower had a well 120 feet deep from which water was drawn to supply the laundry and local residents.  It now houses seven flats, an office and a telecoms mast at the top.