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Planning permission received

The Trust is delighted to report that planning permission from St Albans City and District Council has been received. This is a significant milestone in our journey to restoring the…

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2020 – a breakthrough year ahead?

As 2019 draws to a close we wish to thank all members and supporters of the Bricket Wood Station Heritage Trust for their encouragement and forbearance during which, whilst it…

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Heritage Open Days

On 21st and 22nd September the Trust fielded a display stand at the St Albans South Signalbox as part of nationwide Heritage Open Weekend celebrations. Established in 1994, the annual…

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Repairs undertaken by Network Rail

We are pleased to report that Network Rail have recently completed some internal and external repairs to the building, which includes repairs to a failed roof beam which has hitherto…

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Reminiscences of Bricket Wood Station

Dr Nigel Watson, of the Bricket Wood Society, and also one of our Trustees, has very kindly collated these assorted memories of Bricket Wood station over the ages. Enjoy!  …

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Ex-Cold War control centre listed

The Trust notes the decision on 21st November by Historic England to award the ex-Cold War era ‘Air Raid Precaution Railway Control Centre – Type L’, next to the station,…

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The Great Litter Pick of November 2018….

Today three volunteers from the Trust cleared around 2 cubic metres of accumulated litter from the area surrounding the old ‘nuclear bunker’ – a.k.a the ex-Cold War ‘Air Raid Precaution…

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A great time was had by all

The sun shone as nearly 200 people turned out at the Parish Centre, Bricket Wood to enjoy our Launch Day today. A big thank you to all who came along…

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What might be….

Earlier this year we were fortunate enough to secure enough funding to commission a local firm of architects, Sheldon Peever Studio, to create some preliminary designs for the restored station…

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Launch Day – Sunday 9th September

Hello, we are the Bricket Wood Station Heritage Trust, and our aim is to restore the old station to its former glory, placing it back at the heart of the…

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