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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 25 May 2018
Jeanette M
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London, United Kingdom
Viewed from the Greenway, a Victorian Gem

I read about Abbey Mills Pumping Station in Nairn's London. He describes it as having elements of... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Abbotsbury92
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
8  Thank Jeanette M
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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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

Date of experience: May 2017
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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

Date of experience: September 2015
4  Thank Jeanette M
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

Date of experience: September 2014
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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

Date of experience: April 2014
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Look out for Open House weekend and when booking opens for Abbey Mills, or if there's a ballot, send your name in and keep your fingers crossed.
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Response from Jeanette M | Reviewed this property |
Look out for Open House weekend and when booking opens for Abbey Mills, or if there's a ballot opens send your name in and keep your fingers crossed.
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