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Thursday 22 September 2011

Water tower film wanted by TV programme


This programme will be transmitted on Thursday January 12, 20102 at 9pm on Channel 4.


Television programme "The Restoration Man” on Channel 4 are desperately looking for film footage shot between the 1900s-1930s showing  any 19th century Water towers across Britain. Their programme is focussing on the Forge Lane Water Tower in Congleton, Cheshire but notwithstanding finding any film of that, they would like footage that shows the interior of any 19th century water tower with it’s water pump in action etc. 
Forge Lane
Some possible towers could be:

  1. Court Lodge Water Tower. Wrotham, Kent. 
  2. The Round House, Perth, Tayside, 1832 
  3. Everton Water Tower, Liverpool, Merseyside, 1854 
  4. Internally Flanged cast iron tank, Wivenhoe water tower, Essex, 1901 
  5. Flaybrick water tower, Birkenhead, Merseyside, 1865 
  6. Friday Bridge water tower, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, 1894 
  7. Westgate water tower, Lincoln, 1910 
  8. Lymm water tower, Cheshire.
  9. Horncastle Road Water Tower, Boston, Lincolnshire, 1905 
  10. Hartlepool water towers, Cleveland 
  11. Balkerne Tower, Colchester, Essex, 1882 
  12. Winshill water tower, Burton on Trent, Staffs, 1907 
  13. Rockwell Green water tower, Wellington, Somerset, 1885
If you have any information about film footage please contact:

Jane Elizabeth Higgs
Archive Research
The Restoration Man
Tiger Aspect
0207 544 1649

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