the majority of the original machinery is in situ, as is the case at Coleham.


Building & Contents Grade II listed by English Heritage. "is a remarkably complete example of a relatively small plant" 

Winners of a Listed Status Award from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.  

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Video - History of Coleham Pumping Station by Ian Cooper. here

The sounds of the pumping station working during 1968.

A good short video history of the installation can be viewed here. Courtesy of Ian Cooper.

The Boilers - Details of the 2 boilers dating from 1899. One of them is still in use on open days.

The Engines - Details of the engines and their maker.