Exhibition: Life below Stairs
Weaver Hall Museum
22nd Jun 2013 - 8th Sep 2013
An exhibition that explores the roles and lifestyles of those employed in domestic service ....
The ArtWork Open Art Exhibition
ArtWork Studios & Gallery
6th Jun 2013 - 29th Jun 2013
Contemporary art exhibition of sculpture, painting, photography, textiles, film & installation ...
6th Jul 2013 - 7th Jul 2013
Starting with a pression from Albion Road near Sainsburys then up on Verdin Park for the crowning of the Queen.
Community Fun Day
17th Aug 2013
Join in the Fun with the whole community at Vickersway Park ....
Poems, Picnic & Songs
Marshall’s Arm Local Nature Reserve
6th Jul 2013
Come and join Angela Topping in the Woodlands at the Marshall’s Arm Local Nature Reserve ....
A Summer Walk at Anderton
29th Jun 2013
A guided walk in Anderton Nature Park to view the many summer wildflowers ....
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