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Full Steam Ahead, Steady as She Goes.

The next monthly progress meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust will take place on: Thursday 28 July 2016 @7.30pm, in the rear meeting room of the George lV Bore St Lichfield WS13 6LU Tel: 01543 523025 The minutes of the … Continue reading

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Membership

Our ultimate aim is to have free access to everyone. However, at this moment in time, very few people have been in the Sandfields Pumping Station since 2005. We are looking into the small print on the licence, and will … Continue reading

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Our Industrial Heritage Needs You!

Would you like to do something different, and save one of the country’s finest pieces of industrial Heritage? Would you like to make a difference to the community’s we all live in? Would you like to be a part of … 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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Water Walks, exploring the story of water in Lichfield

On Saturday 19th September, for the Lichfield Heritage Weekend, the Lichfield Waterworks Trust are putting on three Water Walks, exploring the story of water in Lichfield. They are: 1) A history and wildlife walk around Stowe and Minster Pools (Meet … Continue reading

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Fire and water…. acts of god and myths

John Child’s working model of a Newcomen Atmospheric Engine.     It was Thomas Newcomen who designed and built the first practical working steam engine in 1712; his invention changed the world. There is surprisingly very little known about Newcomen … 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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