Murgatroyds Brine Works, Brooks Lane

Murgatroyds Brine Works, Brooks Lane, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 0JG

Murgatroyd’s Brine Pumps are a scheduled monument located on Brooks Lane in Middlewich. The site includes an original hand-dug shaft dated 1889, which is still intact with three sets of brine pumps, two are John Thom of Patricroft and the third is a submersible Beresford pump. The pumps and associated equipment have all been restored and interpreted with a new walkway through the interior. The exterior houses the original gantry and two Gwynne pumps, alongside displays including a salt pan and hooker cell.

Opening Arrangements

Free public open days held 12 noon to 4pm on 13-14 April, 18-19 May, 15-16 June, 13-14 July, 17-18 August, 14-15 September.

Parking Spaces


More parking spaces available within a few minutes walk.