Tag Archives: Liverpool Echo

Amazing New view in Paddington

Many of you will have seen the view down into the deepest section of Level 4 from the viewing points of Level 3, whilst some of you may have been lucky enough to go down into Level 4 in the early days. Well Paddington has just seen the biggest update since we finished our excavation […]
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Our History is a Hit, with the History Guy…

FoWT were delighted to welcome Dan Snow, Historian and Patron of the Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels on 1st Feb 2019. Dan came to catch up on our progress digging out the tunnels and to film in both the Paddington and Mason Street sites for Dan’s History Hit TV channel https://tv.historyhit.com/. This was Dan’s second visit […]
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The Long Lost Great Tunnel, Discovered…

Anyone who has been on our tours of the “non-public tunnels”, or those of you who have read further into our web site, will know of the Great Tunnel. The tunnel, under the now-demolished Magnet’s warehouse is located next door to Williamson’s House. It was photographed in the 1880’s by a Mr Mudd. He was […]
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FoWT featured in Liverpool Echo once again.

We were once again delighted to be featured in the Liverpool Echo (30th Dec 2016), even more so, to see it in such a prominent position – the whole of page 3. The story, covers our new Big Dig 2 on Mason Street which started a few weeks ago following successfully completion of our Big […]
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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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The passing of our Patron…

The Directors and Members of The Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels, were saddened to hear the devastating news of the passing of His Grace, The Duke of Westminster on Thursday 9th August 2016. We were delighted and grateful that His Grace consented to give us the honour of being our patron and for his visit in […]
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Photographs of the now empty Ash Chamber…

As you may have read in last week’s update, the Ash chamber is now completely empty. So that leaves only one final chamber to go. Once this last section which we call the Gypsum Chamber is empty too, Paddington will be completely empty. This final milestone of a completely empty Paddington could be a matter […]
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Liverpool Echo publicity…(Updated)

We were delighted that once again, the Friends of Williamson’s Tunnels were featured by the Liverpool Echo Online. This feature, focused on our ‘Big Dig’ which has been ongoing in our Paddington site over the last 3 years. We have also announced the extremely good news that, thanks to the continued support of Liverpool City […]
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