The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
Off Bysing Wood Road,
Tel: 03000 422 997.
Once one of the main gunpowder factories in the South East, The park is one of the best places to discover history of gunpowder manufacturing in a tranquil…
Tel: 0115 984 6914.
A unique complex of listed frameshops, cottages and outbuildings arranged around a garden courtyard with an adjacent former chapel in which many of the…
Tyne and Wear,
Tel: 0191 521 0235.
Illustrates aspects of water pumping. The two original Hawthorn beam engines of 1868, designed by Thomas Hawksley, have been restored and are steamed at…
7/9 High Street,
Tel: 01896 830 206.
A unique example of Letterpress Printing Heritage. Visitors will see the original Shop, Office, Caseroom and Machine Room and discover the facinating history…
Tel: 01633 276 007.
One of the finest collections of industrial memorabilia in South Wales, including items from the Sirhowy Tramroad and local railways.
Dartmouth Tourist Information Centre, The Engine House,
Tel: 01803 834 224.
One of the few surviving 'Atmospheric Engines'. Built in 1720 to Thomas Newcomen's original design, this is the oldest preserved steam engine in the world…
Tel: 01384 812 381.
Built at the end of the 18th century, the 100ft tall cone was used for the manufacture of glass until 1936 and is now one of only four cones left in the…
Tel: 01205 356 208.
Houses two Ruston & Hornsby 9 x HRC twin cylinder horizontal diesel engines, each coupled directly to a Gwynnes centrifugal pump. These pumps can move…
Tel: 01625 527 468.
Georgian cotton mill with displays of working machinery set in Styal Country Park. Visitors can see water and steam power working together, an 1830s beam…
Tel: 0131 653 2904.
For centuries Prestongrange was a place of intense industrial activity. A harbour, glass works, pottery, colliery and brickworks have all left their marks…
Tel: 0161 330 9613.
For nearly 200 years, this was a thriving family business. Hundreds of people were employed here and its iron and steel were exported around the world.…