2021

22 March 2021

Twyford Waterworks

86-Year old Bibby grid coupling provided decades of reliable service life at the historic Twyford Waterworks

Originally built in 1898 and expanded over the next 30 years, the Twyford Waterworks continues to supply water to the city of Southampton and surrounding areas in Southern England. With all the original Edwardian-era buildings and most of the original equipment still intact, the historic pumping station was named a Scheduled Ancient Monument in 1973. Thanks to the efforts of volunteers, the restored site is currently open to visitors during selected dates throughout the year.

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