The Urban Environment - EFAITH's themed Month of June
June : The urban environment The new industrial society changed the way towns and villages were organised, the way the living conditions in industrial environments had to be adapted. It saw the rise of rows of workers houses and poor courtyards, but also of the distribution of water, electricity, gas, not to forget the sewer systems; post and telephones...
The Markfield beam Engine and Museum is following their European Steam Weekend is now opening public tours and demonstrations of an original steam-powered Victorian sewage works pumping engine.
The Museum features a Grade 2 listed engine hall housing a restored, working Wood bros. steam-powered beam engine dating from 1888 – a masterpiece of Victorian engineering and an example of industrial heritage of social and engineering importance.
The Markfield beam Engine and Museum is a staple of industrial heritage on the outskirts of London it is opening especially for this weekend in celebration of 2018’s European Year of Cultural Heritage and will have a further celebration in September for London’s Open House event.