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Ride to Crossness Pumping Station

Sunday June 24
See Joseph Bazalgette’s magnificent industrial cathedral, featuring thelargest rotative beam engines in the world opened in 1865 to pump sewage and thus combat cholera in the capital. The Trust has won cash from the Heritage Lottery Fund and other major grant givers and is embarking on a majorprogramme of work that will see the creation of a new access road, repair ofthe fabric of the core buildings and the creation of new visitor and exhibition facilities. Meet 10.a.m. Cutty Sark Gardens for a flat steady ride on the Thames Path to Crossness; refreshments available at the site or bring your own sandwiches. Free entry to a model engineering exhibition in the grounds but £5 to enter the pumping station and see the engines working.Anthony

Contact details

Anthony 07740 434 078

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From:
10:00am 24 June 2012
To:
5:00pm 24 June 2012
Frequency:
Not repeating
Location
Greenwich
Skill level
All

Posted by Teresa Griffith at 10:00pm 17 June 2012

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