Monthly Archives: June 2021

Voices From the Past – Edward James Grenfell

Voices from the Past Voices from the past is a community heritage project that will enable the community to engage with the industrial, social, and cultural heritage relating to Sandfields pumping station and the story of clean water. The project … Continue reading

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What a super team effort by the team working to restore Sandfields Pumping Station

What a super team effort by the team working to restore Sandfields Pumping Station and turn it into a community museum and venue. The reenforced concrete plinths have now gone! Our volunteer team have chiselled off and shifted around 4 … Continue reading

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Going…. Going…. Almost Gone

These reinforced concrete plinths at Sandfields Pumping Station have been challenging to say the least. The team has pulled together remarkable well this last two weeks and really out in some overtime. The space in the 1960’s building has started … Continue reading

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Volunteer Week

A really big thank you to volunteers everywhere. When others claim to have done alright for themselves, volunteers are doing alright for others. They are not paid, because their contribution is priceless. #volunteerweek #sandfields

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A Wildflower Meadow at Sandfields

Last year Emlyn wated to start a wildflower meadow in the grounds of Sandfields Pumping Station. While not all of the wildflower seeds, he sowed have grown, the results are is still impressive.

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Muliti-Skilled in May.

What an adaptable Multi-Skilled team we have here. Breaking out these reinforced hight density concrete plinths is not only labour intensive, its also physically demanding too. The teams have elected to work in half hour shifts on the plinths. Both … Continue reading

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Volunteers make a significant contribution to community projects

Our volunteers are a key part of our project. They make a fantastic contribution to both the renovation and the community work we do. The Trustees of Lichfield Waterworks Trust would like to say a very big thank you to … Continue reading

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A Month of More Sheer Hard Graft – The Plinths

Our aims and objectives are to preserve and retain as much as the 1960 building as possible. After all it is a part of the story of clean water. We also have to remind ourselves that the overall all objective … Continue reading

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