Murgatroyds Brine Works, Brooks Lane
Murgatroyds Brine Works, Brooks Lane, Middlewich, Cheshire CW10 0JG View on map
Murgatroyd Mid-Cheshire Salt Works Company formed in 1889. The two deep well pumps are both replacement pumps and were inserted in 1932 and 1953 respectively with the western pump being the earliest.They were supplied by John Thom Ltd of Walkden, Manchester, with the earlier pump retaining the Mather and Platt Ltd maker's plate on its electric motor. Both are set upon heavy cast bearings supported on a concrete floor.
8 April - 9 April: 1pm - 4pm. 17 June - 18 June: 1pm - 4pm. 29 July - 30 July: 1pm - 4pm. 9 September - 10 September: 1pm - 4pm.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
A54, Brooks Lane Industrial Estate. Rail: Crewe (9 miles) Bus: routes 31 and 37. Except Sunday.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes