Your browser version is outdated. We recommend that you update your browser to the latest version.

Building & Contents Grade 2 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. 

 

History of Coleham Pumping Station - a short video by Ian Cooper. here.

 

The sounds of the pumping station working during 1968. here.

Here we will detail some of the human connections with the Pumping Station.


 

David Pannett.

David closes the station down for the last time. 7th September 1970. (Shropshire Archives).

 


 

An unknown worker sits during a break in the closing days of the Pumping Station. Picking the winners perhaps?? (Shropshire Archives).

 


 

Thomas Brown

This is Susan (left) and Victoria Hun (right). Susan's grandfather was Thomas Brown who worked at the Pumping Station for many years. Susan and Victoria visited us on 18th May 2014.

 


 

Ronald Davies

    This is Linda Davies who's father, Ron, was The Engineer at the pumping station for a period during the 1950s and 1960s. She can remember well coming to the station and seeing the machinery at work - happy times.  Linda visited us on 14th September 2013.

 


William (Bill) Adams.

    This picture shows one of the employees of the pumping station - William (Bill) Adams and in the same pose as Bill is Alex Jones who is the great-great grandson of Bill.

    Bill was employed at the pumping station for many years. Perhaps his gg grandson may well get involved in a few years?

    Alex visited us on 19th May 2013.