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.

Opening Arrangements

Open on Heritage Open Days; 14 and 15 September 2019. Other open days will be arranged around the schedule of works.


A54, Brooks Lane Industrial Estate. Rail: Crewe (9 miles) Bus: routes 31 and 37. Except Sunday.

Parking Spaces


At the top of the road.