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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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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – April Newsletter

Following the Governments latest advice regarding the current pandemic the volunteers recommenced work to the external fabric of the building and gardens on Tuesday 30 March 2021. Back on Site – outside only! What a lovely first day back on site.  Chris … Continue reading

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Lichfield Community Lottery

Please can you help support the renovation and restoration of Sandfields Pumping Station by playing the Lichfield Community Lottery. Lichfield Community Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery that raises money for good causes across Lichfield District. All good causes supported … Continue reading

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Please help support the creation of a very special community museum….

My Charity Lichfield Waterworks Trust is in the process of renovation the beautiful Grade II* listed Victorian Waterworks at Sandfields, Lichfield. We aim to get the place open to the public this year as a community museum and community events … Continue reading

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We’ve Launched our Lottery Page

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Christmas 2020

The Team at Lichfield Waterworks Trust would like to wish all of our volunteers, friends and supporters a very safe and happy Christmas. While it has been a quite year onsite there have been lots of things happening in the … Continue reading

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Lichfield Waterworks Trust – November Newsletter

Following on from the Governments latest advice regarding the current pandemic the trustees have agreed to suspend operations at Sandfields pumping Station until further notice as of Thursday 5 November 2020. We appreciate that this news will be a bitter … Continue reading

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Another very productive Friday

The team have now completed a very careful cleaning and repair of the reservoir level recorder. This piece of equipment was quite badly vandalised when the site was inaccessible to the trust. Today the team was threading through the new … Continue reading

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Rising From A Pandemic – Written & read by Al Barz (Bright Fork Poetry Media)

In the 1800’s, great great granddad’s timeAn epidemic surged across the worldA new and strange disease swept every climeWhole families with stomach pains were curledLike foetuses, and many died before their timeToo many in communal graves were hurled After disease … Continue reading

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An Amazing Transformation That Gives Back to the Community

When done well, industrial heritage renovation projects can give so much back to the community. This was the state of the office at Sandfields Pumping Station in 2017 when the trust was granted a licence to enter the building to … Continue reading

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