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2000

  • 2nd May: Work commences on the new roof for the North engine-house.
  • Re-assembly of the North winder heavy engine components.

2001

2002

  • Renovation work on North winder valves progressing.
  • 14th May: Work commences on removing lagging from pipework.
  • 1924 Robey winding engine and drum from Westhorpe delivered to Pleasley.

2003

2004

  • 19th Dec: After 18 years, the North winder is the turning again.

2005

  • First of the South winder brake units released and brake shoe removed.
  • South winder main bearing caps removed along with  top and side steps.

2006

  • Work started on renovating the South pit-top shaft doors.
  • Remaining South winder brake units released and brake shoes freed (19th Feb 2006).
  • South winder drum released and rotated. Drum shaft bearing surfaces inspected.

2007

2008

2009

2010

  • October: major renovation project on headstocks, engine-houses and heapsteads begins.

2011

  • September major renovation project on headstocks, engine-houses and heapsteads completed.

2012

 

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