The Schola Green Wastewater Pumping Station site, is part of the Morecambe Catchment Strategy Project, which aims to reduce the number of spills from Schola Green WwPS into Morecambe Bay to meet new consent standards.

The upgrade work is required to comply with tighter regulation standards within Morecambe Bay set by the Environment Agency, which will be imposed from 2019. The project will help increase flow capacity to cater for future growth and development, reduce the number of stormwater spills per bathing season and improve the quality of treated effluent from Morecambe.

In order to comply with these standards, C2V+, a joint venture between CH2M-Jacobs and VolkerStevin, will complete major works at the main pumping station within Morecambe - known as Schola Green. In addition, a major upgrade is required at Morecambe Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW) which is situated near the village of Middleton.

The project, which will be delivered through UU AMP6 CDP framework, started in March 2017 with completion scheduled for 2020.

For safety reasons, you must be wearing long sleeves, long trousers and closed toe footwear with a grip; such as walking boots, walking shoes, or wellington boots. Trainers will not be permitted. Unfortunately, if you do not follow this guidance, you will not be permitted on site.

Please note the site tour is only available to those who have booked a place. Extra family members are not permitted on the day, please book them a space beforehand. Mobile phones and cameras are not to be used whilst on site.


•Arrive at site, provide your details and sign in to site. You must provide emergency contact details, so please bring these with you.

• You will sit through a project update and site safety induction. Once complete we will issue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to wear, including a hard hat and high visibility vest. You must wear these at all times on site.

• Then there will be a guided tour around the site. This will be followed by a presenation.

• Then there will be a question and answer session at the end of the tour, when you will hand back your PPE and sign out of site.

Address Schola Green Pumping Station
Osborne Grove,

Continue on from Osborne Grove and report to the gate person near Needham Avenue. There is limited parking available.

Parking available no
Length of Visit 2 Hours
Maximum Group Size 20
Register by March 16, 2018
Disabled Access no
Child Restrictions yes

 The tour is not suitable for children under the age of 7.

Jenny Hayden

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