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Museums & Galleries

COLEHAM PUMPING STATION

Longden Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7DN

The Pumping Station was built in 1900 to house two massive steam-driven beam engines used to pump sewage as part of Shrewsbury's then new sewerage system. These coal-fired pumps were in use until 1970. Volunteers from Shrewsbury Steam Trust (founded 1992)