Gas retort

a retort which contains the coal and other materials, and in which the gas is generated, in the manufacture of gas.

See also: Gas

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Also shortlisted for the 2016 Renaissance Award were the conversion of the former Assay Office into modern commercial space and the former Gas Retort which is now a new church called St Luke's, also in Gas Street.
It sits opposite Gas Retort House, which recently received planning permission to be converted into a church, and was most recently used as office accommodation.
In 1890, the plant consisted of four gas retort benches, hot scrubber, tar extractor, ammonia washer, naphthalene scrubber, four gas purifiers, and two 70 Mcf, two-stage water seal gas holders.
Councillors have given the green light for the historic Gas Retort House, between Berkley Street and Gas Street, to be turned into a church centre and cafe.
The Diocese of Birmingham has lodged new plans to turn Gas Retort House, between Berkley Street and Gas Street, into a place of worship and community centre.
Gas Retort House in Gas Street and Berkley Street could become a church
Keith Bracey's wildcard entry to turn Gas Retort House, in Gas Street, into a Lunar Society Museum was praised by judges.
CONTENDERS FOR THE CROWN Coun Mullaney's favourites: Highbury Hall Bartons Arms Church of St Agatha, Sparkhill Friends' Meeting House, Bournville Odeon Cinema, Sutton Coldfield Rotunda Moseley Road Baths and Library Birmingham Town Hall Aston Hall Edgbaston Guinea Gardens Coun Douglas Osborn's favourites: Weoley Castle Back to Backs, Hurst Street St Philip's Cathedral St Martin's, Bullring St Chad's Cathedral Bank of Scotland building, Temple Row Margaret Street School of Art Mining and Metallurgy Building, B'ham University Gas Retort House, off Broad Street New Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square And five more for luck.
City landmarks including Curzon Street Station, the Gas Retort House in Gas Street and the Grand Hotel on Colmore Row are among the buildings English Heritage has put under the spotlight in its latest campaign.
City landmarks including the Gas Retort House in Gas Street and the Grand Hotel in Colmore Row are among the buildings English Heritage has put under the spotlight.
The Gas Retort House (Gas Street) one of the most significant historic industrial buildings in the city, has been repaired and we now await its conversion possibly for restaurant use.
Former Gas Retort House, 39 Gas Street; Town Hall, Victoria Square; Icknield Street School (St Chads Roman Catholic Annexe), Icknield Street, Hockley; Barn in the curtilage of Primrose Hill Farmhouse, Primrose Hill, Kings Norton; Horseshoe shaped former stables and stores at the City of Birmingham Engineers Depot, 23 Sheepcote Street, Ladywood; Former School of Art, 496-500 Moseley Road, Moseley; Barn range west of New Shipton Farmhouse, Walmley Road, Sutton Coldfield.