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Sandfields Architecture

Sandfields plumping Station is a Gothic Revival masterpiece, a cathedral to the industrial revolution, for years abandon, and for years unloved. The Gothic Revival style gave Briton its industrial look and identity. Inspired by the Gilbert Scots, it embraced the glory … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Progress

The team are making extraordinary progress cleaning away 10 years of accumulated rust, dirt and grime. Great care is needed when working on industrial heritage large objects, this is about preserving the past and not making it look like new. … 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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The elixir of longer life, on tap

If I were to say to you, that there is a compound that can extend the life expectancy of the average human being by twenty five years, would you be interested? Unfortunately developing this compound would require the finest minds, … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum

A lot of people tell me that they would love to be involved with Sandfields Pumping Station, but they are not sure they have any skills we can use. My response is always, if you can smile and say ‘welcome … Continue reading

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Monthly Progress Meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station – Thursday 29 January 2015

The Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station are a constituted group who are fighting to save the Grade II* listed building know as Sandfields Pumping Station for the benefit of the community. English Heritage has designated Sandfields Pumping Station as a … Continue reading

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Engine House at Sandfields Pumping Station, Chesterfield Road, Lichfield – List Entry Amended

  A letter from English Heritage recently received….. Following your application to amend the entry for the above building on the List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, we have now considered all the representations made and completed … Continue reading

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