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 ....
A Flea in Her Ear
8th Mar 2017 - 11th Mar 2017
The Harleqiun Players present A Flea in her ear ....
Wellbeing through Nature
Northwich Memorial Court
26th Jan 2017 - 30th Mar 2017
Cheshire Wildlife Trust's go out to local nature reserves to take part in practical conservation tasks ...
Exhibition: Digital Daydream Believer
ArtWork Studios & Gallery
1st Jan 2017 - 31st Mar 2017
Exhibition of surreal digital art by outsider artist George Sumner ....
Warblers and Waders
23rd Apr 2017
Renowned ecologist Jeff Clarke is at it again ....
The King and I (Musical)
12th Apr 2017 - 15th Apr 2017
Mid Cheshire Musical Theatre Company present The King and I (Musical) ....
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.
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 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 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