Coleham Pumping Station
Coleham Pumping Station, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury, SY3 7DN
The Victorian chapel-like building on the bank of the River Severn in Shrewsbury in fact houses two steam-driven beam engines which pumped sewage until 1970.
Customers can explore the building and see the steam engines in action as well as other family friendly exhibits and activities.
The Station is opened to customers on select dates throughout the year. Open days are run by volunteers of the Shrewsbury Steam Trust.
2023 open days
Saturday 1st April - Cancelled
Sunday 2nd April - Cancelled
Sunday 4th June - 10am-4pm
Saturday 9th September - 10am-4pm
Sunday 10th September - 10am-4pm
Sunday 22nd October - 10am-4pm
*Opening hours subject to change, please see website for updates
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