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Markfield Road Pumping Station, now known as Markfield Beam Engine and Museum or sometimes just as Markfield Beam Engine is a Grade II listed building containing a 100 horsepower (75 kW) beam engine, originally built in 1886 to pump sewage from Tottenham towards the Beckton Works. The grounds of the building now form a public park known as Markfield Park.
Markfield Beam Engine Museum Reviews
Rocked up to see this with few expectations, but what a pleasant surprise. The victorians could certainly build a decent steam engine. The volunteers were really on the ball and the mini tour was... more »
While I was working on places to visit, I came across this little museum. It is holding a Victorian time, still operational steam engine inside. Volunteers are maintaining the engine so a donation is.... more »
Very nice park where to have a walk. There is a small playground for kids. There is also a Bar which sells ice cream and a huge steam engine nearby. The park is not too big. Unfortunately, there are lots of big trucks going on the only way to get to the park. It can get very dusty sometimes.
A wonderful example of what careful restoration can achieve A magnificent bit of Victorian steam engineering
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