The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust will be held on

Thursday 30 June 2016 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the


George lV

Bore St


WS13 6LU

Tel: 01543 523025




Matters Arising.

Annual Trustees Reports.

Treasurer’s Report and Presentation of Accounts for the year ended 31st. December 2015.

Election of Trustees


Matters Arising.

At this meeting the Trustee will offer the following resolution the amended the constitution to read:

(5) Quorum at general meetings

(b) Subject to the following provisions, the quorum for general meetings shall be the greater of 10% or three members. An organisation represented by a person present at the meeting in accordance with subclause (7) of this clause, is counted as being present in person.


The Trustees will ask the members to agree and vote to approve the following changes to the text of our objectives as a charity

(1) To promote and preserve for the benefit of the public the Grade II* listed nineteenth-century Sandfields Pumping Station complex and associated infrastructure, and to facilitate its safety, conservation, security and accessibility.

(2) To promote and preserve for the benefit of the public the unique 1873 Cornish Beam Engine and other fixtures and fittings situated at Sandfields Pumping Station, Chesterfield Road, Lichfield.

(3) To promote access to Sandfields Pumping Station for the purposes of education, arts, community development, and protection of the historic environment.

(4) To work in partnership, as appropriate, to promote the social and historical context of Sandfields Pumping Station in Staffordshire and the West Midlands, and to build a community of interest around these topics.

(5) To promote, manage, maintain and restore water supply industry infrastructure assets and archives which are of historical significance for the benefit of the public. 

(6) To acquire, disseminate, publish and make accessible historical information, archival material, artefacts and experiences relating to Britain’s water supply industry for the purposes of education, recreation, tourism and community development.


Annual Trustees Reports.

The Trustees annual report can be downloaded here

Treasurer’s Report

The annual statement of accounts can be downloaded here


Election of Trustees

All three Trustees are to stand down and are eligible to stand for re-election

David Moore – Chairman

Gill Bellenie – Secretary

Chris Pattison – Treasurer


Non-members are welcome to attend but cannot vote at the AGM.


Excellent food and drinks are available in the bar.



We do not share your personal data with anyone else whatsoever, however we do like to have your details correct, so if there are any errors or omissions, please let us know.


The minutes of the May meeting can be downloaded here



About Morturn

Historian – Photographer – Filmmaker Retired construction professional with a passion for public, social and industrial history. I believe in equality, dignity and integrity for all. Don’t like people who try to belittle the ambitions of others. I am of the opinion that my now life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.
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