49 relations: Admiralty, Air conditioning, Alton, Hampshire, Ammonia, APV plc, Babbacombe Cliff Railway, Bermondsey, Bryan Donkin, Buses in London, Chassis, Chloromethane, Commercial vehicle, Crosse & Blackwell, Daikin, Daikin Applied Americas, Dartford, Elevator, Escalator, Falkland Islands, Fluorocarbon, Grave robbery, Grimsby Ice Factory, Gun carriage, Harrods, Hawley, Kent, John Hall (engineer), Kent, Otis Elevator Company, OYL Industries, Pallbearer, Paper machine, Papermaking, Peter Durand, Pneumonia, Refrigeration, Richard Trevithick, River Darent, Royal Navy, Selfridges, Smithfield, London, Smiths Group, Steam engine, Telegraphic address, Thomas Pullinger, Tinning, Vent-Axia, Walter Gordon Wilson, World War I, World War II.
The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.
Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.
Alton is a market town and civil parish in Hampshire, England, near the source of the River Wey.
Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.
APV was the name of a company making process equipment, and remains as a brand name.
Babbacombe Cliff Railway, also known as the Babbacombe Cliff Lift, is a funicular railway in the town of Torquay in the English county of Devon.
Bermondsey is a town in the London Borough of Southwark, England, southeast of Charing Cross.
Bryan Donkin FRS FRAS (22 March 1768 – 27 February 1855) developed the first paper making machine and created the world's first commercial canning factory.
The London Bus is one of London's principal icons, the archetypal red rear-entrance AEC Routemaster being recognized worldwide.
A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.
Chloromethane, also called methyl chloride, Refrigerant-40, R-40 or HCC 40, is a chemical compound of the group of organic compounds called haloalkanes.
A commercial vehicle is any type of motor vehicle used for transporting goods or paying passengers.
Crosse & Blackwell is a British food production company which has been in existence since 1706.
is a Japanese multinational air conditioning manufacturing company headquartered in Osaka.
Daikin Applied Americas (formerly McQuay International) is a global corporation that designs, manufacturers and sells heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products, systems, parts and services for commercial buildings.
Dartford is the principal town in the Borough of Dartford, Kent, England.
An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.
An escalator is a type of vertical transportation in the form of a moving staircase which carries people between floors of a building.
The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf.
Fluorocarbons, sometimes referred to as perfluorocarbons or PFCs, are, strictly speaking, organofluorine compounds with the formula CxFy, i.e. they contain only carbon and fluorine, though the terminology is not strictly followed.
Grave robbery, tomb robbing, or tomb raiding is the act of uncovering a grave, tomb or crypt to steal matter.
The Grimsby Ice Factory is a former ice factory located in Grimsby, England that was constructed from 1898–1901 to provide crushed ice to preserve fish stored in ships at Grimsby's seaport.
A gun carriage is a frame and mount that supports the gun barrel of an artillery piece, allowing it to be manoeuvred and fired.
Harrods is a luxury department store located on Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, London.
Hawley is a village in the Borough of Dartford, Kent and is located south east of Dartford.
John Hall (5 September 1765 – 7 January 1836) was an English millwright and mechanical engineer, who, in 1785, founded the Dartford-based engineering company which became J & E Hall, today a prominent supplier of refrigeration machinery, and part of the Daikin group.
Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.
The Otis Elevator Company is an American company that develops, manufactures and markets elevators, escalators, moving walkways and related equipment.
OYL Industries Berhad (OYL Industries Limited) was a member of the Hong Leong Group Malaysia, until its 2006 acquisition by Japan's Daikin Industries.
A pallbearer is one of several participants that help carry the casket at a funeral.
A paper machine (or paper-making machine) is an industrial machine used in the Pulp and paper industry to create paper in large quantities at high speed.
The art, science, and technology of papermaking addresses the methods, equipment, and materials used to make paper and cardboard, these being used widely for printing, writing, and packaging, among many other purposes and useful products.
Peter Durand was a British merchant who is widely credited with receiving the first patent for the idea of preserving food using tin cans.
Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.
Refrigeration is a process of removing heat from a low-temperature reservoir and transferring it to a high-temperature reservoir.
Richard Trevithick (13 April 1771 – 22 April 1833) was a British inventor and mining engineer from Cornwall, England.
The Darent is a Kentish tributary of the River Thames and takes the waters of the River Cray as a tributary in the tidal portion of the Darent near Crayford, as illustrated by the adjacent photograph, snapped at high tide.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Selfridges, also known as Selfridges & Co., is a chain of high end department stores in the United Kingdom, operated by Selfridges Retail Limited.
Smithfield is a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without situated at the City of London's northwest in central London, England.
Smiths Group plc is a British multinational diversified engineering business headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.
A telegraphic address or cable address was a unique identifier code for a recipient of telegraph messages.
Thomas Charles Willis Pullinger CBE OBE OBK JP (1867 – July 1945) was an English automobile engineer.
Tinning is the process of thinly coating sheets of wrought iron or steel with tin, and the resulting product is known as tinplate.
Vent-Axia is a British manufacturer of ventilation, heating and air conditioning equipment.
Major Walter Gordon Wilson CMG (1874–1957) was a mechanical engineer, inventor and member of the British Royal Naval Air Service.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.