Salvaging a local landmark: The Pump House

The restoration of the historic Pump House on Tuam Street is complete, after an extensive two-year repair and earthquake strengthening project – salvaging a unique link to our city’s heritage.     Originally built more than 100 years ago in the 1880s, the Pump House is a collection of five buildings that once served as […]

Facelift for Historic Pump House

The Pump House on Tuam Street is one of “those” places. If you revel in entire buildings of curios, collectables, movie props and salvage items such as timber, iron gates, windows, doors, kitchens, church pews, baths and toilets, you will already be a Pump House fan!     “These are architectural antiques,” says Paddy Snowdon, […]