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National Lift Tower

Tower Square, Northampton NN5 5FH, UK

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About National Lift Tower

The National Lift Tower is a 127m Research and Development facility located in Northampton, England.  Originally built to test lifts, the scope of work undertaken at the tower has increased considerably in recent years. The height of the building and it's unique features have made it an invaluable resource for a variety of projects. The height of the building and it's unique features make it an invaluable resource.



Attractions near National Lift Tower

St Peter's Church, Northampton1.27km from National Lift Tower

This is a  beautiful  redundant Anglican church in Marefair, Northampton, which was built around 1150. It is considered to be "the most outstanding Norman church in the county" and "its capital sculpture is one of the highlights of the Romanesque in England".[3] Alec Clifton-Taylor includes the church in his list of 'best' English parish churches.  The church stands on a site between a former Anglo-Saxon palace and Northampton Castle.

The Church Of The Holy Sepulchre1.71km from National Lift Tower

This is a church built on the traditional site of Jesus’ Crucifixion and burial. According to the Bible, his tomb was close to the place of the Crucifixion, and so the church was planned to enclose the site of both the cross and the tomb. Today, the wider complex around the Church of the Holy Sepulchre also serves as the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of Jerusalem, while control of the church itself is shared among several Christian denominations and secular entities in complicated

The Parish Church Of All Saints1.73km from National Lift Tower

All Saints' Church, Northampton is a Church of England parish church in the centre of Northampton. The current church was largely built after a fire and was consecrated in 1680. It is a Grade I listed building. It is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm throughout the year, with extended opening on days with choral services.

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery1.88km from National Lift Tower

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is a public museum in Northampton, England. It has the largest collection of objects charting the history of shoes in the world. The collection is designated as being of national and international significance and consists of more than 15,000 shoes and 50,000 archival records including documentary footage and fine art. It also includes social history, fine and decorative art as well as 5000 items of military history, 35,000 geological specimens, and 5000 items

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery 1.88km from National Lift Tower

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is a public museum in Northampton, England. The museum is owned and run by Northampton Borough Council and claims to house the largest collection of shoes in the world, with over 12,000 pairs. The museum has been collecting footwear since the 1870s and now boasts the largest collection of shoes in the world, which was designated as being of international importance by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council in 1997.

Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust2.12km from National Lift Tower

Based within the Grounds of The Hunsbury Hill Country Park which is located at Hunsbury Hill. The line is mainly dedicated to freight working, featuring many sharp curves and steep gradients which were typical of the industrial railwayThe museum features exhibits related to: industry and land transport. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: several southern region coaches on site inc a coach from the 4dd double decker train, the last remaining complete sr 415 epb train, a class

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Northamptonshire, archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of England. In 2015, it had a population of 723,000. The county is administered by two unitary authorities: North Northamptonshire and West Northamptonshire. It is known as "The Rose of the Shires".