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Mason Street Progress, the new staircase

This week, Work has been underway in the Wine Bins, emptying this interesting chamber of its infill. Digging out the staircase has also continued with much excitement. The staircase is proving rather interesting, as it leads down from the surface, bending around and then down into the Wine Bins. We are delighted with this as […]
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Big Dig 2 – Exciting start at Mason Street…

Following the successful completion of our Paddington Big Dig, we gained permission off Liverpool City Council to commence work on the Williamson’s House site on Mason Street. The start of Big Dig 2 at Mason Street has already started to delight and surprise. We started digging in the Wine Bins and found some very interesting […]
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FoWT were honoured to be represented at the Memorial Service of His Grace, the Duke of Westminster.

On Monday 25th November, Gordon our Chairman, was fortunate to be invited to represent the Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels at the Memorial Service of Major General Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor the 6th Duke of Westminster. It was an occasion to be remembered held in the beautiful Cathedral of Chester. It was attended by The Prince of […]
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As we celebrate the end of our big dig, we received our Licence for Mason Street. A Day to remember…

Sunday 20th November saw us welcome a great crowd of both current and past volunteers to Paddington to celebrate the last bucket to be removed from Paddington’s depths. We were delighted that Liz the daughter of Frank Hodges and Marie, Steve Moran’s sister came to empty the last buckets in memory of Frank and Steve […]
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FoWT featured in Liverpool Echo, Celebrating the end of our Big-Dig…

We are delighted that once again, we are featured in the Liverpool Echo to celebrate the end of our Big Dig at Paddington. Four years ago on the 18th November 2012, we started digging out Paddington, which was considered quite an intimate space. With passages that had to be explored on your hands and knees, crawling […]
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