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Press Release – Lichfield Waterworks Trust

The campaign to save the Grade II* listed Victorian Waterworks at Sandfields Pumping Station, Lichfield takes another step forward with the award of a Project Viability Grant from the Architectural Heritage Fund.   The Lichfield Waterworks Trust was set up … Continue reading

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Architectural Heritage Fund Viability Study Grant

Great news! Lichfield Waterworks Trust have been awarded an Architectural Heritage Fund Viability Study grant. Another big step towards saving one of the most important pieces of industrial heritage in the midlands #Sandfields Chairman David Moore and Trust Secretary Gill … Continue reading

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Revealing the Past, Telling the Story of Clean Water

Nice article in the Express and Start last week. They would like to follow our progress so this is a great opportunity to show the links between Sandfields and the black Country.  

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If you’re up for a challenge, join us now

We had our final meeting with Persimmon Homes Ltd today in preparation of the start of the licence to enter. Persimmon Homes Ltd have done an amazing job of tidying up the pumping station and have completed a number of … Continue reading

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Maplebrook Pumping Station in Burntwood

Fantastic tour of Maplebrook Pumping Station in Burntwood this morning. Thanks to all who came and special thanks to Chris Pattison and all the volunteers from the Lichfield Waterworks Trust plus South Staffs Water for allowing us to visit. Do … Continue reading

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Lichfield Georgian Festival – Waterworks Walk

Lichfield celebrates it Heritage Open Day with a Georgian Festival this year from Friday 16 – Sunday 18 September 2016. As part of Heritage Weekend there will be a fantastic range of historic themed talks, walks and entertainment to suit … Continue reading

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Lichfield City Neighbourhood Plan

Great to know that Sandfields Pumping Station has now taken its rightful place in Lichfield City Neighbourhood Plan. “The water history of Lichfield is an important part of the City’s heritage, with its focus on the Sandfields grade II* listed … Continue reading

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