The fame game.

Bryan Chalker is an ex B&NES councillor – and former Mayor of Bath – who is now getting used to … More

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

Crane spotting

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