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Crossness Beam Engine House, Old Works - Thames Water STW

Crossness Beam Engine House, Old Works - Thames Water STW, Belvedere Road, 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.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

Limited open days planned for 2016 while improvement works take place: Sunday 10th April 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STEAM), Friday 22nd April (CET Guided Tour), Sunday 22nd May 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STEAM), Friday 27th May (CET Guided Tour), Sunday 29th May 10am - 4pm (Thamesmead Arts Festival - TBC), Sunday 5th June 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STATIC), Sunday 19th June 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STEAM), Sunday 3rd July 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STATIC), Friday 15th July (CET Guided Tour), Sunday 24th July 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STEAM), Sunday 14th August 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STATIC), Friday 26th August (CET Guided Tour), Sunday 4th September 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STEAM), Sunday 11th September 10am - 4pm (Totally Thames Walk/Tour - TBC), Friday 23rd September (CET Guided Tour), Sunday 9th October 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STEAM), Sunday 23rd October 10am - 4pm (Open Day - STATIC).

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8.00
  • Child: Free (Under 5)
  • Other Charges: £2.00 (Young Person aged 5 - 16)

Directions

Located within the boundary of a Thames Water operational site on the southern bank of the Thames. Car park located at end of Belvedere Road near main entrance to Thames Water site. Access to Crossness site via a dedicated pedestrian route. New pedestrian route expected to come into operation during 2015, please check before visit. Rail: Abbey Wood (1mile)

Parking Spaces

50

New car park will be provided in 2016 as part of current development scheme. When completed this will be located outside of main site. Please check before visit.

Disabled Access

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