Thomas Brassey 1805-1870. Born: Buerton by Chester. Engineer. 'the most important civil engineering contractor in the world during the nineteenth century'. Built some 2061 miles of railway in Britain and 4462 miles overseas plus other major construction contracts including harbours, warehouses, clocks, waterworks and drainage systems. Built Chester General Station - opened 1848.
Plaque Colour: Brown
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Location: Chester Railway Station
Unitary Authority: Cheshire West and Chester Council