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Family Open Day at Crossness – June 2019
June 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm£8
See Prince Consort in steam at the Crossness Pumping Station
The Crossness Pumping Station holds another Family Open Day on Sunday 23rd June 2019.
This former waste-water pumping station was built by Joseph Bazalgette, chief engineer of the Metropolitan Board of Works, between 1859 and 1865. Constructed in the Romanesque style, it features some of the most spectacular ornamental cast ironwork, and has been described as “an industrial cathedral to steam”.
The Pumping Station contains four of the largest beam engines in the world, built by James Watt & Co. After fifteen years of work, one of them, named Prince Consort, has been fully restored and can be seen under steam.
Address: The Crossness Engines Trust, The Old Works, Thames Water ST Works, Bazalgette Way, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 9AQ
Admission: Adults £8.00 / Children 5-15 £2.00 / Under 5 free
Nearest mainline railway station: Abbey Wood
A shuttle bus service from Abbey Wood station is provided on the day.
Information about the Crossness Engines Trust