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Crossness Beam Engine House, Old Works - Thames Water STW

Crossness Beam Engine House, Old Works - Thames Water STW, Bazalgette Way, London SE2 9AQ View on map

Grade I listed beam engine house, opened 1865. Engineer Joseph Bazalgette. Constructed in the Romanesque style. The interior includes important ornamental cast ironwork and four original beam engines by James Watt and Co, upgraded by Benjamin Goodfellow.

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Opening Arrangements

Limited open days planned for 2017 while improvement works take place: Tuesday 28 February (Guided Tour) 11am -2pm Tuesday 14 March (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Sunday 2 April (Open day – STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 11 April (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Tuesday 25 April (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Sunday 30 April (Open day – STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 9 May (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Sunday 14 May (Open day – NON STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 23 May (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Sunday 28 May (Open day – STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 6 June (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Wednesday7 June – Thursday 15 June (Educational event) Tuesday 20 June (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Wednesday 21 June and Thursday 22 June (Educational event) Sunday 25 June (Open day – STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Wednesday 28 June and Thursday 29 June (Educational Event) Tuesday 4 July (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Wednesday 5 July and Thursday 6 July (Educational event) Sunday 9 July (Open day – NON STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 11 July (Educational event) Tuesday 18 July (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Tuesday 1 August (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Monday 7 August (Open day – NON STEAM) 11am – 2pm Tuesday 15 August (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Sunday 20 August (Open day – STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 29 August (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Sunday 9 September (Open day – NON STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 12 September (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Saturday 23 September ( Steampunk Convivial – hours tbc) Tuesday 26 September (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Tuesday 10 October (Guided Tour) 11AM – 2PM Sunday 15 October (Open day – STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 24 October (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Sunday 29 October (Open day – NON STEAM) 10.30am – 4pm Tuesday 7 November (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm Tuesday 5 December (Guided Tour) 11am – 2pm

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8.00 (Steaming) £6.00 (Non-steaming)
  • Child: Free (under 5)
  • Other Charges: £2.00 (Young person 5- 15)

Directions

Located within the boundary of a Thames Water operational site on the southern bank of the Thames. Car park located at end of Bazalgette Way near main entrance to Thames Water site. Access to Crossness site via a dedicated pedestrian route. Rail: Abbey Wood (1mile)

Parking Spaces

50

New car park provided as part of current development scheme. Located outside of main site. See website for more information

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes