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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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Memories of Sandfields – Alfe Windsor

People often ask me how would I best describe the style of the Architecture of Sandfields Pumping Station. I tell them that this building is Architecture parlante; it is speaking architecture that not only explains its own form, function and … Continue reading

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Lichfield’s Arts & Heritage Procession

The Friends of Sandfields is participating in an Arts & Heritage Procession through Lichfield City Centre on the morning of Saturday 25th October. In addition we have booked a table in the Guildroom (Guildhall downstairs room) and wall space in … Continue reading

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An incredible story, of an everyday person

Michael Buckle is a man who believes that what you do today is important; you are exchanging a day of your life for it. He is an everyday person who has lead a remarkable life, and has an incredible story … Continue reading

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Lichfield Civic Society Talk – The Story of clean water in the industrial Revolution

For most of us, running a tap to pour clean drinking water is nothing special. We take it for granted. Drinking water and effective sanitation now form part of the fabric of modern day Britain. However this has not always … Continue reading

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Apparently Lichfield District Council have been taking part in a pilot scheme with English Heritage & have produced a summary of all the listed buildings in the district which are considered ‘at risk’. Interesting stuff – take a look at … Continue reading

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The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station

The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station is 30 May at 7:00 at; Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel:  01543 417149   Anyone who holds and interest in our heritage, and is interested … Continue reading

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Break in at Sandfields, again!

I have just had a report in telling me that Sandfields has been broken into again, this time via the temporary panel in the front door. I have relayed this message to Tim Brickley Director in Charge at Persimmon Homes. … Continue reading

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Meeting to discuss the outcome of the Heritage Assessment

Meeting to discuss the outcome of the Heritage Assessment, the community consultation and the formalisation of the Friends Group. Friday 11 April 2014 @ 7:30pm Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel:  01543 417149 Everyone is welcome, … Continue reading

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All his Working Days

An oral interview I conducted with Keith Johnson in March 2013. Keith worked for the South Staffordshire Water Company as a chemist; he recalled his working career from school, to the lab at Sandfields pumping station, Lichfield. Keith is a … Continue reading

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