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Saving Industrial Heritage – Back from the Brink

Its been three years since the Lichfield Waterworks Trust have gained access to Sandfields pumping Station, Lichfield. A unique The Grade II* listed Victorian Waterworks that is now on the Heritage at Risk Register. With the help of a couple … Continue reading

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Would you would like to be a part of this challenging and exciting community heritage project

Lichfield Waterworks Trust is helping people to take responsibility for the local buildings, heritage, and landscapes they love, by giving them the power to transform, places, people, and communities. If you would like to be a part of this challenging … Continue reading

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Alexander Parks – A Forgotten Engineer

Alexander Parks (29 December 1813 – 29 June 1890) was a metallurgist and inventor from Birmingham, England. He created Parkesine, the first man-made plastic. A podcast made by Lichfield Waterworks Trust and presented by Katy Shore-Kapsis A podcast made by … Continue reading

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – John Snow and the Fight Against Cholera

John Snow and the Fight Against Cholera – Podcast by David Moore of Lichfield Waterworks Trust

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – 140 Year of Sandfields Pumping Station

Lichfield Waterworks Trust – 140 Year of Sandfields Pumping Station. A podcast by Alan Hill of the engineering Team

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust April Newsletter

As you are no doubt aware of the current global coronavirus pandemic the trust, as with many other organisations has had to suspend its onsite activities and meeting. From its initial inception, the trust has always put the safety, health … Continue reading

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Corona Pandemic

As you know, the Corona pandemic has led to the government making stringent actions and giving strong advice on social distancing and self-isolation in order to minimise the impact of this virus. As a result, the trustees have made the … Continue reading

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Engine Team Progress Report for February 2020

Work to clean and lubricate the metalwork parts in the cataract chamber (this is the chamber immediately beneath the engine controls) is almost complete, and steelguard rust preventative has been liberally applied. The strategy has been to clean the metal … Continue reading

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust December Newsletter

The next public meeting of Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on:  Monday 9 March 2020 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the The Bowling GreenFriary RoadLichfieldStaffordshireWS13 6QJ Tel: 01543 257344 Everyone is welcome to this social event so please feel free … Continue reading

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The Victorian pharmacy at Sandfields Pumping Station

The Victorian pharmacy will be open for business at Sandfields Pumping Station for one night only Thursday 2 April 2020 @7:30pm. Get your tickets here

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