Gasworks were gradually decommissioned across the late 20th century and into the 21st century, with the gasworks at Bromley-by-Bow being decommissioned in 2010.


The Pressure Reduction Station is the only part of the site currently used for the supply of natural gas to homes and businesses in the area. Its role is to manage the transition of the gas from the high pressure required to supply it over long distances to the lower pressure needed for domestic appliances for cooking and heating.