We have an interesting job on at the moment. We first went to see the well which had all its old pumping equipment still in place minus the old wind pump which has long gone except the bottom tower stands. On measuring the well it only had 1 foot of water which seemed very strange
We have just returned from restoring a hand dug well located just next to Ironbridge. We stayed in a lovely little village called Broseley Wood less then 500 meters from Ironbridge and the River Severn. Broseley Wood has the Pipeworks museum which we visited a few years back. Unfortunately closed during this visit. More
We installed a well pump, light and cleaned the well. The video shows the after we had completed the works and also at the end I have tried to best record the lighting system which is a remote controlled, multi-coloured light. There will be glass installed to the top of the well when complete.
Finally got through the foot thick concrete which had been sat on top of the well for many years. It was great to see the wood still in place and the rsj’s looking in good shape. The well is flint lined and and is almost 40 meters deep. It looks in fantastic condition.
This is a project we done last year. I have uploaded the video now to show the working of an old pump. This was before it was stripped and rebuilt. There would have been a rod which would have been connected to a hand dug water well pump to pump water from the well. There
Hidden for more then 50 years this hand dug brick lined well was hidden under a concrete slab for many years. We finally opened it up last week and the client is extremely happy with this very beautiful well. It is 16 meters deep so has plenty of water in it. here is some before
Today we will reveal a well that has laid hidden for many years and covered with concrete. The concrete is almost 1 foot thick. The well is flint lined and 40 meters deep. We will be doing a video inspection once we have uncovered the well. Once all is complete we will be installing water