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Joseph Bazalgette: A Life from Beginning to End

Narrated by: Mike Nelson
Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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Summary

One man has probably done more good and saved more lives than any single public official of the Victorian era. The man being described was an engineer, city planner, bridge builder, and landscape architect; his name was Sir Joseph Bazalgette. Probably best remembered as the man who designed the London sewer network, he almost single-handedly eliminated virulent epidemics and changed the River Thames from an open sewer into one of the cleanest urban rivers in the world. He also transformed the face of London forever.

From this audiobook you will learn about:

  • Early Years
  • The Big Stink
  • Bazalgette’s Plan
  • The Embankments
  • Bridges across the Thames
  • And much more
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