Category Archives: News

Mysterious Blue Plaque appears at Williamson’s house

A very strange thing has happened. On opening the Mason Street gate onto the house site for the first dig of 2020, we received quite a shock. Up on the wall of Joseph Williamson’s house façade is a new blue plaque, not one of the official English Heritage Plaques, but never the less a nice […]
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Members meetings 2020 – Important Announcement

A few weeks ago, we announced that we had changed the location of our monthly members meetings to give easier access for our members attending our meetings. We agreed with the owners of Grand Central Hall on Renshaw Street, Liverpool to hold our meetings in Bar Racine. Sadly, we have been contacted by the owners, […]
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Ron Buckley – The passing of a true friend

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ron Buckley, a true friend and supporter of FoWT and the Williamson’s Tunnels. Ron and his wife, Lil were our First Aid experts and were always on hand should we need help at events, such as Woodvale Rally, visit days and just normal digging […]
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Map of the Tunnels, latest update (Sept 2019)

Since FoWT first produced their map of the tunnels, back in Feb 2016, it has been constantly evolving as we continue our research and progress with our digging and clearing of Joseph Williamson’s subterranean world. This map has been well referenced by many organisation and individuals alike since its creation. The latest September 2019 update, […]
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Major New Tunnel Discovered

Look on our map of the Williamson’s Tunnels and you see that some tunnels are shown in orange. These Tunnels were surveyed by the Army in 1882 and 1907. So, we have always had a fair bit of confidence that these tunnels will be where the Army say they are. Beneath the land where Merseyflex […]
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Defibrillators now on site

Walk around many of our towns and city’s these days and you will probably have noticed that defibrillators are more widely available. These important life saving devices are essential for when the unexpected happens to us. FoWT’s Trustees, made the decision a while ago to equip our sites with defibrillators as a means of protecting […]
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FoWT Feature in new TV documentary

“Underground Worlds” the series trailer. Follow this link to watch the complete episode 3, featuring FoWT   A few months ago, “Phoenix Television” spent a busy few days with us at the Williamson’s Tunnels in order to film a new upcoming, 10 part TV series “Underground Worlds“. Tom, Kaitlyn & Chris took part in the filming. Tom & Chris […]
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360° Virtual Tour of the tunnels

We often get asked by people who can not visit the tunnels themselves, “Do you have a virtual tour of the Tunnels?” Although we have never had a virtual tour, we regularly publish lots of still photographs on our web site, Twitter and Facebook accounts. However, this is about to change. We are pleased to announce that […]
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FoWT win yet another award…

Wow, you wait years for an award then 2 come along at once! Following our amazing award last week, we were delighted to be notified today that we had received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence “We’re pleased to announce that Williamson’s Tunnels – Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels has been recognised with a 2019 Certificate of […]
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A proud day, FoWT Win Tourism Award

Having been shortlisted for the Liverpool City Region, Tourism Awards 2019 we sought your help in getting votes for the big Award Ceremony in Liverpool Cathedral. On Thursday 16th May 2019, the big day arrived, FoWT Chairman Gordon and Trustee Chris attended the Awards.  If you have ever visited the cathedral before, I am sure […]
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