Crossness Engines

Wednesday 19th May 2021

Crossness Engines

Opened by the Prince of Wales in 1865, the Crossness Pumping Station was a key element in Sir Joseph Bazalgette's radical scheme to improve the health and sanitation of Victorian London.

The site comprises of three Listed Buildings, including the Engine House - a Grade 1 Listed Building which houses four impressive rotative beam engines one of which has been restored to full working order and maintained by volunteers. A second is currently being restored while the other two remain in their original condition.

Also restored is the magnificent ornamental Victorian cast ironwork. 

Photo by Maria Ridley.


Wednesday 19th May 2021


The Old Works, Thames Water S.T.W., Bazalgette Way, Abbey Wood, London



The nearest train station is Abbey Wood - check the website for full directions.



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