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Image of the retort house roof from the inside

The Retort House Roof

The Retort house roof is of significant architectural importance. Not only because of its age and construction but also as we believe it to be one of the only remaining Read more>>
image of the front of the gasworks building. A red brick building with a blue diaper pattern inlayed.

October Update From The Gasworks

It has been a busy October here at The Gasworks. Here is our monthly update to keep you up to date with what’s going on and what’s coming up. Restoration Read more>>
the underside of a historic roof being lime torched.

Lime Torching The Gasworks Roof

With the help of heritage roofer Richard Jordan, the local community had the opportunity to learn the method of Lime Torching. They also were able to mix and apply the Read more>>
Phot of the gasworks and a crane lifting off the roof.

Progress of Capital Works

Now that work has started on site, it has been a busy few weeks. Early focus was on setting up the site in the paddock area, which will eventually become Read more>>

Works start at the Gasworks!

Following a successful grant increase request from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, building works at Sudbury Gasworks are going to commence on Monday 7th March 2022. H. A. Briddon have Read more>>

Heritage Open Days 2021

We took part in the national event Heritage Open Days on the 11th September, by delivering our buildings and village tours.

Sudbury Primary School is Fired Up!

As part of our ongoing project activity programme, we have teamed up with Fired Up! Theatre to work with local community groups. The company are developing scripts from research generated Read more>>

Mapping the Gasworks

We have been joined by Nottingham Trent University and a new team of volunteers to start mapping the Gasworks. This involves taking many, many images of the building, and using Read more>>

Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust Tour The Village

As part of the programme of events for Derbyshire Historic Buildings Trust, Sudbury Gasworks Restoration Trust hosted tours of the building and village.

Sudbury Primary Forest School at the Gasworks

Students from Sudbury Primary School spent the afternoon with us at the Gasworks, planting trees around the site as part of their Forest School activities.