Tonwell Water Tower

 Tonwell Water Tower is a 23-meter tall, disused water tower sitting in the beautiful countryside of East Hertfordshire. Built in 1964, the cast concrete structure is a wonderful example of Brutalist architecture.

Tonwell Water Tower
Tonwell Water Tower / Author : C2

The tower has a capacity of 50,000 gallons and was built by the Lee Valley Water Company to provide the village of Tonwell and the neighbouring Sacombe estate with clean water at constant pressure. The tower was decommissioned in 2015 and was sold at auction in 2018. It is currently being converted into a four-bedroom, four-bathroom, domestic residence. The conversion is due to be completed in 2023. The tower is a striking and unique landmark and is sure to be a popular tourist attraction once the conversion is complete.


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