When completed in the 1960s, the main hall of the building housed two large pumps, each driven by a large electric motor which in turn was connected… Read more “Flattening the floor”
I’ve just been reviewing the work that has been going on at Sandfields recently and it seems that we have been busy dismantling various parts here and… Read more “The dismantlers”
Playing in the sand? No, more work on laying tiles of which about 20% are now completed – well down team. Back to the tile laying, another… Read more “Floor tiles, more tiles!”
Scrap being loaded onto the trailer – the final big clear out. Thanks to our friends at Lichfield and Hatherton Canal Restoration Trust for use of the… Read more “Scrap”
Searching for a drain, according to the plan it should be here As part of understanding what is on site and making the facilities we have as useful as possible, Chris P and Phil have relocated a drain run and a manhole.
Work has been going on outside the main building to improve site security following a few visits from uninvited guests recently.
Getting a dishwasher installed at the pumping station, to make it easier when we have a large group visit, not to mention the cups from all the… Read more “Dishwasher”
Time to check out the drains and make sure all is flowing…… but what’s this, a second cover. Good to have volunteers who are prepared to get… Read more “Drains!”
Volunteers are now working on tiling the holes left in the floor after the removal of the pump plinths. It was agreed with the conservation officer that… Read more “Tiling the floor”
Alf has been working towards getting the heaters reconnected. We are hoping to put a bit of heat into the building over the Winter to try to… Read more “Electrical works”