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

Here the quicklime produced in the kilns was ‘slaked’ with water to make a dilute solution of calcium hydroxide called ‘lime water’. This was added to the water from the wells in the softening tank and precipitated out most of the calcium carbonate or ‘limescale’

The hydraulic engine which dives the machinery is itself a rare survivor, along with a similar engine which drives the winch to operate the railway incline.

Lime Mixing Room