Past Trustees

Gill Bellenie

Founding trustee and Secretary of LWT from 2015 to 2019. Lead the fight for access to Sandfields and all things planning and property related.

Kate Gomez

Author, teacher and founder of Lichfield Discovered history group. Organised community events promotion and publicity for LWT.

Philip Manton

Vice Chair of Lichfield Mysteries. Championed community involvement, fundraising, training and change management for LWT.

Dave Moore

Founding chairman and passionate advocate for Public History and Sandfields Pumping Station. A historian, photographer and film maker specialising in the social, public and industrial history of the Black Country.

Chris Pattison

Founding trustee and leader of the Friends of Sandfields, pre dating the formulation of LWT. Chris worked for South Staffs Water 1972 to 2004 and then became their archivist. He authored the update of the The History of South Staffordshire Water Company and acted as LWT’s Treasurer from 2015 to 2024.