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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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May 2021 – A Month of Sheer Hard Graft

With the lifting of lockdown restrictions, the teams are now back on site at Sandfields Pumping Station. There are a number of jobs that are showstoppers and need completing. These jobs are both significant and challenging, both from a technical … Continue reading

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Back on Site, Sandfields Pumping Station

A very productive workday at Sandfields Pumping Station. The teams were actively engaged in a variety of tasks requiring multiple skills, bringing this historic building back to life.

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Sandfields Re-opening to Volunteers

Following recent government advice issued through the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and taking into account the falling levels of new cases of Corona virus, the trustees have decided to re-open Sandfields to volunteers only from Tuesday 20th … Continue reading

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Back at Sandfields Pumping Station

The building team have been busy today at Sandfields Pumping Station. They have made a great start of reinstating the block paving after the drain repairs. Other members of the team have been tidying up the overgrown shrubs and the … Continue reading

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