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  • Exhibition: Perspectives - Images of Northwich 
    Weaver Hall Museum 
    17th Jan 2015 - 19th Apr 2015 

    An exhibition which includes painting, photography, textiles, mixed media and 3D work ....

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  • Kids Craft Club 
    ArtWork Studios & Gallery 
    21st Mar 2015 

    Held in the creative surroundings of a professional art studio ....

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  • AgeUK Spring Fair 
    25th Apr 2015 

    Artists/musicians/crafters/Silversmith/therapists are selling their creative wares, talents and skills....

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  • Pedal Power Cycling Festival 
    14th Jun 2015 

    A 5-mile/8km cycle ride, starting and finishing in Northwich town centre ....

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  • Return to the Forbidden Planet 
    Grange Theatre 
    5th Mar 2015 - 7th Mar 2015 

    A Production by The Grange Senior School ...

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  • Spring Time at Marbury 
    Northwich Woodlands 
    18th Apr 2015 

    A Spring stroll at this wonderful time in the park to see the spring flowers, including bluebells ....

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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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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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