Crossness Open Day

Events > 2018 > May > Crossness Open Day

About this event:

Created by crossnessengines

Crossness, London SE2 9AQ, UK

It’s the Crossness Open Day!

This event is suitable for: All ages

This event costs: Adults £4 / Children 5-15 years £1 / Children under 5 free

Make your own portrait puppet of Sir Joseph Bazalgette and celebrate this amazing engineer who built Crossness Pumping Station as part of the first sewage system across London. The activity is suitable for children aged 4 years + and children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

Built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette for London’s sewage system and opened in 1865, Crossness Pumping Station is a Grade 1 Listed building and features some of the most spectacular ornamental Victorian cast ironwork found in the world today. Discover this beautiful example of Victorian architecture and engineering.

Explore our fantastic exhibition on the history of London’s toilets and sewers, and our steam engines.

There is no need to book.

Free parking is available on site.

Price: Adults £4 / Children 5-15 years £1 / Children under 5 free


Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0) 020 8311 3711
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Address Details

Location: Crossness Pumping Station, Thames Water S.T.W, Bazalgette Way, London SE2 9AQ


Details are subject to change so please make sure you check with the venue before setting out. Thanks!

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