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W.B. Bryan

William Booth Bryan, Engineer (1848-1914)

Bryan was Chief Engineer to the East London Waterworks Company from 1882 to 1903 and then the first Chief Engineer of the Metropolitan Water Board when the capital's water supply was brought under public control in 1903.

Bryan played a key role in the development of the London water industry. He supervised the construction of the Engineers Building, the Foreman’s House and a series of engine houses at Lea Bridge.

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leabridge.org.uk December 2012