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.


Opening Arrangements

See website for opening arrangements:

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £8.00 (Steaming) £6.00 (Non-steaming)
  • Child: Free (under 5)
  • Other Charges: £2.00 (Young person 5-15), Guided Tours £13.49 inc. booking charge.


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


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