Book reviews — February 2021
'Gasworks and Gasholders: Introductions to Heritage Assets', guidance note written by Matthew Bristow and Sebastian Fry
Published November 2020 by Historic England. 36 pages. Free to download from https://historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/iha-gasworks-gasholders/heag296-gasworks-gasholders/
One of Historic England's Introductions to Heritage Assets (IHAs) which are illustrated summaries of what is known about archaeological sites, buildings, etc 'where the literature is dauntingly voluminous, or alternatively where little has been written'.
It contains details on the historical background of gasholders and their development as well as the manufacturing process and buildings.
Credit is given to GLIAS's Malcolm Tucker for his London Gasholders Survey (2000, updated 2014).
© GLIAS, 2021