Crossness Pumping Station

Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s original 1865 (Grade One Listed) sewage pumping station, with four giant rotative beam engines (one in steam) and remarkable ornamental ironwork. The engines are 'Prince Consort', 'Victoria', 'Albert Edward' and 'Alexandra'. 'Prince Consort' was last run in the 1950s and has been fully restored. 'Victoria' is now under restoration.


  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Operator:The Crossness Engines Trust
Address:The Old Works, Thames Water STW,
Belvedere Road, Abbey Wood
Greater London SE2 9AQ
Contacts: 020 8311 3711
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Open days:Public steamings: 2, 30 Apr, 28 May, 25 Jun, 20 Aug, 15 Oct. 1030-1600. Static Days: 14 May, 9 Jul, 6, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 29 Oct. Check website for more details.

This entry was last updated on 6th February 2017

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