Bryan Chalker is an ex B&NES councillor – and former Mayor of Bath – who is now getting used to … More
Tag: Stothert and Pitt
Plaques to honour Stothert and Pitt
One of Bath’s biggest industrial names of the recent past looks likely to be properly acknowledged in the near future. … More
Bath’s Titanic survivor makes her mark.
Once a ‘Heritage Champion’ always a heritage champion it seems – even though ex councillor and mayor Bryan Chalker no … More
Bumper birthday for Bath firm
Bath-based Hawker Joinery – one of the best-known heritage businesses in the country – will be celebrating its centenary in … More
Sunshine, and a blue sky lift.
Found myself pedalling hard up Widcombe Hill this morning on my way to meet a local historian called Alistair at … More
Taking a jab at our memorial jib.
Sad to hear the old steam-driven crane – down at the Crest Riverside development – has attracted the attention of … More
Every proud Bathonian should know we used to have an industry that made its presence felt on docksides around the … More
Bath presence on the Thames.
Cranes made by Stothert and Pitt of Bath turn up in places all around the globe. Bath Newseum follower, Neil … More
New future for Newark Works?
While Bath Newseum has been following the archaeology that has been undertaken on the south side of the River Avon – near … More
Riverside crane is a painting marathon.
The volunteers busy painting a crane at Bath Riverside are making good progress on what has now been described as a … More
Brush up on industry
Yesterday – Saturday, September 24th – l popped along to the seventh Industrial Heritage Exhibition – held at Bath City … More
Counting the cost of history.
When he was Mayor of Bath – and a councillor with B&NES – Bryan Chalker helped rescue one of the last remaining … More
River flood works to start soon.
There’s going to be plenty of activity to watch – construction and excavation-wise – on the down river side … More
Mayor’s Guides announce summer specials!
The Bath Blitz, Stothert and Pitt & Industrial Bath and the River Avon and Kennet & Avon Canal are just some … More
Doors open again at the Newark Works
Some good news at last for one of Bath’s most sensitive derelict sites. The old Newark Works – historic home … More
Come float your boat says river protestor
Pulteney Weir protestor Charlie Dancey has let the Virtual Museum know that he is back on the weir and busy … More