Exhibition: Trapped in Time
Weaver Hall Museum
14th Sep 2013 - 12th Jan 2014
Discover 600 million years of fossils and look at whether mass extinction occurs every 26 million years .....
Pedal Power Cycling Festival
11th May 2014
a 5-mile/8km cycle ride, starting and finishing in the town centre ....
FoAM’s Christmas Decorations Workshop
15th Dec 2013
A chance to create some stunning decorations from natural materials ....
Victorian Christmas Afternoon Tea
Davenports Farm Shop & Tea Rooms
30th Nov 2013 - 30th Dec 2013
Christmas at Davenports is a special occasion for not only do they dress up their shop with the Olde Worlde ....
Christmas Artisan (Food & Craft) Market with Taste Cheshire
Blakemere Craft Centre
14th Dec 2013 - 15th Dec 2013
Pop into Blakemere Village for a Festival Artisan Market ....
A White Christmas Mansion
Tatton Park Gardens
23rd Nov 2013 - 15th Dec 2013
Visit Tatton's White Christmas mansion, with the glittering garlands reminiscent of alpine scenes enjoyed by the Egerton family ....
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.
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The toolbar below gives you the Walking and Road routes you will need when visiting the Pumping Station