Friday, 11 March 2016

MURGATROYD'S BRINE PUMPS - The last of their kind

The internal scaffold has been removed and brick supports have been installed for the gantry legs as a temporary support until more funding can be provided. The gantry still needs work around the footings which will form part of the internal structure around the well-head.

With only minor jobs to finish, the external scaffold will soon come down. The roof is now water-tight and the gantry has had some metal straps and plates fixed. So all looks in great shape - a distinct improvement over the state of the monument before work started..

If there are any of you out there who are interested in volunteering your time next year we'd love to hear from you

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