Unused pumps, motors, gearboxes, valves, transformers, switchgear, fans plus machine tools, lifting equipment, canteen and lab equipment



Fiddler’s Ferry coal-fired power station in Warrington was decommissioned in 2020 and acquired by Peel NRE from SSE Thermal in 2022.

As part of the proposed re-development of this 820-acre brownfield site, the operational power station plant, machinery and equipment is being offered for sale for re-use by negotiation or auction.

By order of Peel NRE Development Acquisitions No.1 Ltd consequent upon the acquisition and re-development of Fiddler’s Ferry power station.

ONLINE AUCTION – Closing 15th February 2023

Lots to include:

  • ABS ACS 355 Drives
  • Ferranti generator transformers
  • Transformer rectifiers
  • Transformers – 3.25 MVa
  • Siemens gearboxes and drives
  • Complete bare shaft units (2)
  • Exciter drive coupling assembly
  • Unit gear, coagulation, rapid & floculation mixer
  • Weir BV500 diaphram actuator


  • Induction Motors – includes ATB Laurence Scott, AEI, ETS, English Electric, Parsons Peebles and more
  • Geared Motors – Nord and Bauer
  • Other motors including Brook Crompton, CEMP, large high capacity include 4.5 tonne motors – over 30 lots with multiple motors

Valves – many unused, still packaged and/or palletised

  • Butterfly valves 100mm to 600mm
  • Rotork actuator electric ball valves
  • Gate valves – includes knife gate valves and stem gate valves, steel and iron, 100mm to 600mm
  • Parallel slide valves – 20mm to 75mm
  • Multiple other valves and sizes – Hopkinsons, Eaton, Weflo, steel, stainless steel and iron – over 65 valve lots (many multiples) in total

Pumps – many unused, still packaged and/or palletised

  • Vacuum exhauster iron pumps
  • Duplex rotary piston vacuum pumps
  • Gear pumps
  • Oil pumps
  • Filtration pumps
  • Flygt submersible pumps
  • Hydraulic pumps
  • And multiple others from various manufacturers including Wenert, Warman, Lowara, Grundfos and more; over 35 pump lots, many multiples

Other sundry items including:

  • Racks of large fuses
  • Adwell motor core tester
  • Workbenches
  • Lifting equipment
  • Tooling



By Negotiation

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Jack McEntee BA (Hons)


+44 (0) 7946 791265


Fiddlers Ferry Power Station, Widnes Rd, Warrington WA5 2UT


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