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>>
View of the Vernon arms pub archway with two gas lamps either side and the Vernon arms sign in the centre

Gas Lamps

BY ROGER LARKE So, who can remember gas lamps in your home or street?  Not so many of you, I guess. I was born in Norfolk and the house I 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>>

Wild Sudbury

On the 29th May, we hosted WILD SUDBURY, as event to encourage to local community to come and visit the site and be part of creating future habitats to be Read more>>

Supporting Local History Month

In Support of Local History Month through May, we ran our buildings and village tours, as well as a cake and plant sale fundraiser.