Bersham has a grade 2 listed colliery engine house complete with winding engine and drum together with the only remaining colliery headgear left in the North Wales coalfield. The headgear is designated a structural ancient monument.
Volunteers from North Wales Miner's Association Trust will open the engine house to the public on Sunday 29th September from 10am until 4pm. There will be tours of the building and yard, film shows, power point talks and displays of mining memorabilia on site. A lamp workshop will be held throughout the day by lamp collector Tony Jones.
Bersham Engine House, Bersham Enterprise Centre, Colliery Road, Rhostyllen, Wrexham, LL14 4EG
By car - From the A483 take the Rhosllanerchrugog turn off. Take the A5152 towards Rhostyllen with the Esso Service Station on your left. Turn right into Colliery Road by the DAF garage. Take 1st left before the engine house and the free car park is on the left. Entry through small gate opposite car park. By bus - Arriva Cymru Wrexham Bus Station Bay 1- on the half hour from 10am to arrive Colliery Road after 11-13 minutes. The 1pm bus has one change. (Correct at time of going to press)
Ground outside is mostly flat though gravelled. Ist floor of engine house is inaccessible for wheelchair users.