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It has begun!

After nearly 5 years of behind-the-scenes effort, endless negotiations with Network Rail, funding applications, and Covid delays, we have finally done it – work has started on the restoration. On…

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Work starts Monday 23rd May 2022

Restoration work on the Bricket Wood station building will be starting on Monday, 23rd May 2022. We expect this work to last about 12 weeks. This is being undertaken by…

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Work begins soon

For various reasons the competitive tendering process for appointment of a single Main Contractor ran into some difficulties and hence the Trust has decided to ‘go it alone’. We are…

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Windows and doors on order

On 22nd January the deposit was paid for the manufacture of replica windows and doors for the station. This is an important milestone, representing probably the biggest single item of…

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2021 end of year update

As 2021 draws to a close we are pleased to bring you news that work is really starting to ramp up on delivering the project. In July we reported that…

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It’s finally happening!

At long last, we have some excellent news to report. We have been awarded a £250,000 grant from the London Northwestern Railway (LNR) ‘Customer and Communities Improvement Fund’ (CCIF). The…

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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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