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 ....
Exhibition: Autumn Season
ArtWork Studios & Gallery
9th Oct 2014 - 20th Dec 2014
Selection of invited artists and craft makers in the run up to Christmas ....
Hearts of Northwich
St Helen's Church
14th Feb 2015 - 15th Feb 2015
Enjoy Valentines Day with Live Music and local Charities at St Helens Church ....
13th Dec 2014 - 31st Dec 2014
AB Productions return for a 4th year to present the biggest pantomime yet ....
Festive Santa Cruises
Anderton Boat Lift
6th Dec 2014 - 21st Dec 2014
On the weekends in December prior to Christmas come and join Santa and Mrs Claus ....
21st Feb 2015
Join the Astronomers from Liverpool Astronomical Society for an evening of star gazing ....
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