Latest updates

17 Apr 19

New information boards

Finishing touches to the newly dressed rooms are being made ready for opening the main Workhouse building next week. New props and information boards have arrived and are now being positioned.

Mutiple information boards outside The Workhouse building

15 Apr 19

New electronic handheld devices arrive

The new electronic handheld devices have arrived and the content for them is being installed this week. These devices are triggered when held over specific objects and will tell the story of past inmates.

Hands gripping a bright orane electronci device

02 Apr 19

Heating pipes are installed in Firbeck

The new piping in Firbeck infirmary has now been installed and will supply hot water and central heating to this newly conserved building once it is open to the public.

Copper heating pipes in the ceiling of Firbeck infirmary