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Abbey Mills Pumping Station

Abbey Lane, London E15 2RW, England
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😨 Sewer walk laid on by Thames Water ... brilliant👍

My second time visitng Abbey Mills Pumping Station. It's a privilege to be able to see how... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeanette M
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London, United Kingdom
Seaside day in Leicester

Great value,why haven't I been here before? Great for all ages,lots of nostalgia for 50s to 90s... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Edward G
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“😨 Sewer walk laid on by Thames Water ... brilliant👍”
13 Sep 2017
“Seaside day in Leicester”
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Abbey Lane, London E15 2RW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My second time visitng Abbey Mills Pumping Station. It's a privilege to be able to see how everything works and it's hard to book a visit so look out for opportunities during Open Hoise weekend and apply early. Restoration to the paintwork inside has continued...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Great value,why haven't I been here before? Great for all ages,lots of nostalgia for 50s to 90s. Interesting science for kids 5 to 16. Punch and Judy for all ages kids loved it and adults remembered their youth.

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

I read about Abbey Mills Pumping Station in Nairn's London. He describes it as having elements of the Kremlin and Moorish architecture. It is indeed a splendid pile to see. After visiting Three Mills nearby I mounted the Greenway via the Abbey Lane Open Space...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough - by the views of others - to get into an "open day" visit at the last minute. Thames Water did me proud! I wasn't there for the buffet lunch, but it was excellent, but far too much for us to...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

I entered a ballot for a place to go round Abbey Mills during Open House weekend. It is a privilege to visit these buildings and although the tour was unstructured, the staff were very knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. The exhibition inside is...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2014

You can walk past Abbey Mills pumping station by taking a DLR train to Abbey Road and then walking to the Greenway, which is the path on top of the Northern Outfall Sewer. The building is the northern twin to Crossness, but it doesn't have...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2014

Crossness in South London and Abbey Mills, were London's two Victorian sewage pumping stations. Abbey Mills is not generally open, although Thames Water does do occasional tours. For those who like their engineering and architecture, as I do, it is a gem. But if you...More

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