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May monthly open public progress meeting

The next monthly open public progress meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Monday 8 May @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling Green Friary Road Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 The … Continue reading

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There is nothing more invisible to the human eye than an industrial building.

#HeritageTreasures There is nothing more invisible to the human eye than an industrial building. The remarkable thing about industrial heritage is that one does not notice it, because familiarity and its sheer longevity with the everyday erodes away the curiosity … Continue reading

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Do Something Different This Weekend

At a loose end this weekend? Got that #Friday feeling? Got that #Fridayfeeling fancy a #dayout Get yourself down to #Claymills Pumping Station near Burton on Trent. Claymills Pumping Station is a must see place. it is an excellent example … Continue reading

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Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree, hosted by FutureLearn.

There is an interesting course coming up in March 2016; Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree, hosted by FutureLearn. FutureLearn is a private company set up and run by the Open University who organise these mass online courses. I have done … Continue reading

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Waterworks Walks – Lichfield Heritage days

Some information about today’s walk to Sandfields Pumping Station at 12:30. We will me meet at St Marys Church and you are very welcome to bring along your dog if you wish. The walk is approximately just over one and … Continue reading

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The Lichfield Waterworks Trust

Great news, the charities commission have today confirmed that they are satisfied  LICHFIELD WATERWORKS TRUST a community Incorporated Organisation (CIO) is established for charitable purposes for the public benefit. It has therefore been entered onto the Register of Charities with … Continue reading

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Notification Report from English Heritage

Here is a copy of the Notification Report from English Heritage outlining the case for upgrading Sandfields Pumping Station to a Grade II* site. This report makes a clear distinction between buildings which have ‘special interest’ and those which should … Continue reading

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