Grade 1 Listed, 1865 waste-water pumping station built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette in Victorian Romanesque style, containing much ornamental cast-iron of outstanding quality. The building houses the largest rotative beam engines in the world, (one being restored). The attached boiler-house houses a visitor centre.
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The Old Works, Thames Water, London, SE2 9AQ
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Due to the museum undertaking a major programme of building work, it will only be open for selected Sundays during 2014. These are 6 April, 22 June, 27 July, 31 August and 12 October.
Please check the website for further updates to these times.
Venue Details & Map
The Old Works
Thames WaterLondonSE2 9AQ
- +44 (0)20 8311 3711
- Public transport:
- From Abbey Wood station take stairway to road over railway (A2041). Walk northwards (via a roundabout) to a signposted sliproad. At T-junction (Sewell Road) turn right and walk to end of road. There will be a shuttle bus running on some open days, please check website for further information.