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Crossness Engines House

Crossness Engines House

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Grade I listed waste-water pumping station built by Joseph Bazalgette, the engineer of London's Victorian sewerage system. Contains four of the largest beam engines in the world (one in steam) and amazing Victorian decorative ironwork.


Address Access via Thames Water gatehouse, Crossness ST Works, Belvedere Road, Abbey Wood SE2 9AQ

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Tour Times/
Last Entry
Sun - 10.30am-4pm.

Key B P Q R T

Architect Charles H Driver

Year 1832-1900.

How to get there

 Rail: Abbey Wood, half-hourly free minibus from station to site

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Entry Areas

Entry: main engine/boiler house, main workshop, grounds.

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Key Code

  • A Architect / Engineer present
  • B Bookshop
  • C Childrens Activities
  • D Disabled Access
  • G Green Features
  • N Open To Public most days free of charge
  • P Parking
  • Q Long Queues Likely
  • R Refreshments
  • T Toilets

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