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Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station - CLOSED

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lovely winter walk

River bank walk past a st of locks over the river weaver to the edwardian pumping station its a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2014
Daniel P
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

Having noticed a strange building from the train on several trips over the viaduct through... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2014
Maggie N
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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9 Sep 2014
“lovely winter walk”
5 May 2014
“Hidden Gem”
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

River bank walk past a st of locks over the river weaver to the edwardian pumping station its a lovely sight on a clear winter night and peaceful but glad had my scarf and gloves

1  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Having noticed a strange building from the train on several trips over the viaduct through Northwich, seeing the doors open on Sunday was too good an opportunity to miss. The building is an Edwardian Pumping station and the two gentlemen tending the engines were both...More

6  Thank Maggie N
Reviewed 7 August 2013

My word - when looking round Northwich one comes across a few gems and here is one - but not always open - so check it out first. You have the pleasure of visiting a really wonderful bit of engineering history, in the pretty cul...More

2  Thank OldWitleian
Reviewed 7 April 2013

I took our rambling group on the Water Trail and we included a visit to the pumping station. What a beautiful building this is. It is very interesting and it was great to see the machinery working, after quite a bit of effort. We all...More

2  Thank Viv B
Gerry M, Manager at Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2013

Viv, It was great to welcome you and your group to Dock Rd and we are very glad that you enjoyed it so much. As you know, it's Dock Road's centenary year and we are planning a celebration on Sunday 27th May in conjunction with...More

Reviewed 29 November 2012

Take the kids out to see the pumping station and follow off with a visit to the nearby salt museum, two outings in one go.

Thank SarahNorthwich
Reviewed 29 September 2012

Never managed to find this open, it is hidden away by the river Weaver close to the arches so can be incorporated in a walk by the river, nice circular walk from Northwich to the Blue Bridge and back on the other side then crossing...More

Thank TheBigdutchman
Gerry M, Manager at Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2012

Very sorry you didn't find us open: the best bits are inside! There is a noticeboard with the times on but its got ratherobscured and we're trying to reorganise the gardening team. We're open from 2pm to 5pm on Sundays & Bank Holidays from Easter...More

Reviewed 5 May 2012

The Dock Road Pumping Station is a fabulous gem from bygone days. It no longer pumps sewage across the river next door to the treatment works, but it has all of its machinery intact and best of all it works. I organised a trip up...More

Thank number1leadman
Gerry M, Manager at Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2012

Thank you, gentlemen, I'm very glad you enjoyed your visit so much - and, especially, that you found time to write such a glowing report! We are always happy to welcome groups at Dock Road and we hope to see you again if your travels...More

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