Museum of Power | Visit Maldon

Museum of Power

Hatfield Road Langford Maldon CM9 6QA Telephone 01621 843183

The Museum of Power is located in a former Southend Waterworks pumping station that was built in the 1920's to house the three huge steam pumps that were required to send treated watervia a pipe to Southend-on-Sea.

THE LILLISHALL ENGINE "Marshall"

The steam pumps were shut down in 1963 after a new electric powered pumping station was built short distance away. Two of the pumps were dismantled and sold but the water company had the foresight to keep the newer of the engines in place. That engine is the Lilleshall triple expansion steam pump named 'Marshall' which has now been restored to run under steam power again after 50 years.

Displays within the Museum of Power feature:
  • Steam, electric & nuclear power
  • Domestic power
  • Belt driven workshop containing a wide selection of machine tools
  • Various examples of diesel engines
  • The story of the Langford water works
SPECIAL EVENTS click for more details
Hornsby engine
Hornsby Engine

Belt Driven Workshop
Belt Driven Workshop

Dials
Marshall's dials

Miniature railway stationMinature Train Railway Station

Why not visit the gardens at Beeleigh Abbey The gardens at Beeleigh Abbey will be open again on certain dates in 2018. Click for details
 
Fancy taking part in this year's Maldon Mud Race? The event takes place on Sunday June 10 at Promenade Park. For details of how to enter this popular event see the Mud Race website