Category Archives: Sandfields Pumping Station

Sandfields Architecture

Sandfields plumping Station is a Gothic Revival masterpiece, a cathedral to the industrial revolution, for years abandon, and for years unloved. The Gothic Revival style gave Briton its industrial look and identity. Inspired by the Gilbert Scots, it embraced the glory … Continue reading

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – Waterworks Walk

Lichfield celebrates it Heritage Weekend – Garrick300 with a Georgian Festival this year from Saturday 23– Sunday 24 September 2017.  As part of Heritage Weekend, Lichfield Waterworks Trust will again be organising a Waterworks Walk on Saturday 23 September, commencing … Continue reading

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Team Work

Just look at the improvements the team are making at Sandfields Pumping Station.  In March 2016, the situation looked dire….   We were of the opinion that the unique Cornish Beam Engine would not have survived another two winters. We … Continue reading

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust September News

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 11 September @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ   Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves … Continue reading

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Geting to Know Our Past People

Great news folks, we have managed to name all but one. Can you help us fill in the last remaining blank and add to the our past history? Below are some of the lab staff in their place of work … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Progress

The team are making extraordinary progress cleaning away 10 years of accumulated rust, dirt and grime. Great care is needed when working on industrial heritage large objects, this is about preserving the past and not making it look like new. … Continue reading

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust July News Letter

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 10 July @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The Bowling Green serves some … Continue reading

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