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  • Telling the Story of Mid Cheshire 
    Weaver Hall Museum 

    Housed within the old Northwich Union Workhouse building, full of displays, tales and history of Mid Cheshire ....

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  • Northwich Carnival 
    Verdin Park 
    1st Jul 2017 

    The annual Northwich Carnival will take place at Verdin Park. 

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  • Community Fun Day 
    Vickersway Park 
    29th Jul 2017 - 30th Jul 2017 

    Join in the Fun with the whole community at Vickersway Park ....

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  • Roddy Radiation and the Skabilly Rebels / The Hyperjax 
    Salty Dog 
    1st Jul 2017 

    A rare chance to get up close and personal with one of the most iconic musicians in the world ...

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  • Northwich River Festival 
    Northwich 
    12th Aug 2017 - 13th Aug 2017 

    The Northwich Rotary Club and Northwich Rowing Club are staging a Regatta on the River Weaver ....

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  • Mind Body & Spirit Events 
    Northwich Memorial Court 
    29th Jul 2017 - 30th Jul 2017 

    Enjoy the wide range of experiences on offer the Mind Body Spirit Events ... 

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Local Stations

The Dock Road Pumping Station

Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station

Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station

Getting to The Dock Road Edwardian Pumping Station

Note The Pumping Station is only open from 2pm - 5pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter to the end of September. Group visits can be arranged at other times. Call 07970 207 941 for further details.

The Pumping Station is at Weir Street, Northwich, Cheshire.

If you are travelling by car, it is just over a mile from the A556 at Davenham.  It is 7.7 miles from the M56 at Stretton near Warrington.

It is five minutes walk from the Salt Museum which is well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Your most convenient railway station is Northwich Railway Station although you may find a more convenient rail service to Hartford Railway Station

The walk from Northwich Railway Station takes you alongside the railway arches, past Vickers Way Park and over the River Dane.  It is one mile and will take about 20 minutes.  You can stop off for an ice cream at Vickers Way Park!

Check out the Salt Museum for details of the walk.

You can alternatively take a bus service from the Railway Station.  See Local Buses for full details.

If you choose to go by taxi, the journey is just over a mile from Northwich Railway Station and will take about 5 minutes under normal traffic conditions. From Hartford Railway Station it is 2.5 miles and will take about 15 minutes.

Northwich Railway Station is on the Mid Cheshire Line - a scenic route from Chester to Manchester via Knutsford, Altrincham and Stockport.  Northern Rail operates this service.

From London and the South East take a Virgin Trains service to Stockport and change for Northwich. 

From Liverpool take the Merseyrail service to Chester and change for Northwich.

From Birmingham and the West Midlands take a Virgin Trains service to Crewe, connect with a service to Chester then change for Northwich.  If you are using a taxi from the station to the Pumping Station consider changing at Crewe and taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.

From Sheffield and South Yorkshire take a service to Stockport and change for Northwich.

From West Wales and Shrewsbury take the Arriva Trains Wales Manchester service and change at Stockport. If you are using a taxi from the station to the Pumping Station consider changing at Crewe and travelling to Hartford.

From North Wales take a Virgin Trains or Arriva Trains Wales service to Chester and change for Northwich.

From Manchester Airport take a local service to Manchester and change for Northwich.

From Liverpool John Lennon Airport, which is served by Liverpool South Parkway Railway Station, take the East Midlands Trains Norwich service and change at Stockport.  If you are using a taxi from the station to the Pumping Station consider taking the direct London Midland service to Hartford.

The toolbar above provides the Rail Timetables and details of the Local Bus services you will need.  You can also check out your trip from our Journey Planners.

The toolbar below gives you the Walking and Road routes you will need when visiting the Pumping Station

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Contact Details

The Dock Road Pumping Station
Weir Street
Northwich
Cheshire

Local Railway Stations for The Dock Road Pumping Station include Northwich and Hartford.

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