Built in 1865 by Sir Joseph Bazalgette as part of Victorian London’s sewerage system, Crossness Pumping Station is a Grade I Listed industrial heritage site and a masterpiece of 19th century engineering, architecture, and design, with four giant rotative beam engines and remarkable ornamental ironwork. The engines are 'Prince Consort', 'Victoria', 'Albert Edward' and 'Alexandra'. 'Prince Consort' has been fully restored. 'Victoria' is now under restoration.
Operator: The Crossness Engines Trust
Address: The Old Works, Thames Water STW Belvedere Road, Abbey Wood London Greater London SE2 9AQ
Open Days & Times
12 Mar; 16 Apr; 21 May; 25 Jun; 20 Aug; 24 Sep; 22 Oct; 19 Nov; 10 Dec. Visit website for more details and advance booking.
- By Rail: Abbey Wood
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access