The building has been structurally restored, painted and rewired and is now a valued community resource and heritage attraction. It has been recognised with awards from several bodies.
This lever frame is restored to working condition and a simulated signalling system replicates the procedures used in the box’s working life. The ‘locking’ room on the ground floor has been turned into a museum and new toilet facilities installed. Much work has already gone into the surrounding land turning it into a ‘signalman’s garden’.
The way the box worked is demonstrated using the original lever frame, and visitors are encouraged to have a go themselves. There are working signals in the garden and a museum downstairs. Admission is free.
- Toilet is accessible
- Light refreshments are also available when the box is open
- We regret due to the nature of this listed building there is no wheelchair access to the 1st floor
- Open selected Sundays from 14:00-17:00. Please refer to their website for exact dates. Private tours can be arranged on request.