DRINKING FOUNTAINS

Drinking fountains

JOIN OUR EFFORT TO RESTORE LONDON'S
HISTORIC DRINKING FOUNTAINS!

Once installed across London in their hundreds, many historic fountains were switched off in the 1960s and 1970s. Instead of serving the public, they fell victim to vandalism and neglect. Today only a handful of these beautiful public amenities still work. Restoring them brings back vitality to a public space, offers an environmentally friendly public resource, educates and inspires children and creates a sense of local pride. What is more – it is easy! Find out more below about how you can restore one near you….

"“Save the planet! Get a bottle and fill it up with the handy fountain!" - Amelia, 7

80% OF LITTER IN THE THAMES
IS SINGLE USE PLASTIC 

Single use plastic

BEFORE & AFTER

HOVER OVER THE IMAGES BELOW TO SEE BEFORE RESTORATION

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TURNHAM GREEN

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ST PAUL'S
RECREATION
GROUND

"When I take my little sister to the fountain I have to lift her up so she can drink from it!" - Skye, 7

HOW IT WORKS!

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NEARBY MAINS CONNECTION

Connection

STONEWORK REPAIRABLE

REPIPING COSTS MINIMAL

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REPLACEMENT TAPS HYGIENIC

GOOD PUBLIC ACCESS

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GRANTS ARE AVAILABLE FROM US! SELECT THE HANDSHAKE ICON 

ST PAUL'S RECREATION GROUND

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TURNHAM GREEN

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Our launches will appear here when they are coming up!

FOUNTAIN LAUNCHES

Come and see a fountain's official launch following its restoration!

IS THERE A FOUNTAIN NEAR YOU THAT NEEDS RESTORATION?

Send us an email at info@heritageoflondon.org

You can also enquire about a grant using 

the button below.