Forster Street Pump Station

105 Forster Street, Invermay, lutruwita (Tasmania)

Saturday, Aug 28

Ever spotted this cylindrical beauty as you drove down the industrial end of Forster Street? Ever wished you could take a peek inside?

Luckily for you, this 1930s beauty is going to be open for a peruse – no need to book – just come along and experience the space. TasWater experts will be on hand to answer your questions about the pump station and the intricate inner-workings of our hidden sewage systems. Be the envy of your friends and don’t miss out on this unique infrastructure.

Highlights: Step inside and view the inner workings of this 1930s pump station

Building Specs: Type: pump station

General Open: 10 am – 1 pm (no bookings required)

Accessibility: This building open is restricted to those who are a minimum age of 10. Access via stairs only, uneven surfaces and level changes. Visitors must wear appropriate closed toed flat shoes.

Location

Launceston

Building Types

Industrial

Underground/Basement

Architectural Period

Features

History of Launceston

Suitable for Children

Accessibilities

Level Changes

Stair Access Only

Uneven Surfaces

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