Last updated: 03/11/2019

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The Twyford Waterworks Trust, a Company limited by guarantee, Registered Number 1904919, is a registered Charity Number 291720.

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Twyford Waterworks
Hazeley Road, Twyford, Hampshire SO21 1QA
Tel: 07516 458900
e-mail: enquiries@twyfordwaterworks.co.uk

Lime Kilns

Water pumped from the chalk is termed ‘hard’ water.  From 1903 to 1969, except in time of war, the water supplied from Twyford was softened.  The ‘lime softening process’ used required supplies of quicklime which was made from chalk from the quarry burnt in these lime kilns.  It was a labour intensive process and was an extremely hazardous environment in which to work.