Grimsby Telegraph Article

The Watkin Society has identified areas throughout Britain where Edward Watkin had a significant impact in his lifetime these include his great tower in London, which became Wembley Stadium, the thriving remains near Leicester of his Great Central Railway from Manchester to London and his Channel Tunnel near Dover. Building…

Victoria’s Railway King

The Watkin Society is pleased to announce that Pen & Sword Books on 31st March 2012 will be publishing "Victoria's Railway King" by Geoff Scargill, the chair of the society. We are clearly biased but it is a fascinating read and gets into the detail of why he was such…

The Watkin Society Open Meeting

The Watkin Society Open Meeting We will be hosting an open meeting in the Performance Room of the Central Reference Library, St. Peter's Square, Manchester at 6.30pm on Tuesday 22nd October 2019. This will be the starting point to take our voyage of rediscovery wider than the environs of Northenden…
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