J. W. Evans Silver Factory

Access

Book Your Visit

Entry to J.W Evans is through guided tours only and advance booking is essential. Please arrive at the time on your booking as tours start promptly at the time stated on your ticket.

The guided tours are suitable for 16+ only and the price will be £10 without Gift Aid and £11 with a Gift Aid donation.

To book, simply click 'Book Now' above and select the date and time you would like to attend. 

You can book your advance ticket online up to 8.45am on the day you want to visit.

Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.

If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.

Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.

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Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Handrails
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Wheelchair Loan
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Site Folders
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Wheelchair Access
Wheelchair access into the entrance room only. Unfortunately the rest of the factory is not wheelchair accessible.
Entrance / Set Down
Due to on-road parking, it may not be possible to drop off disabled visitors directly outside the property's entrance.
Disabled Parking
No
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Narrow, steep and uneven stairs throughout.
Lift Access
No
Seating And Restpoints
There is some seating in the entrance room.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
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Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible Toilets
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Handrails
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Braille Guides
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Braille Signage
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Torches
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Sensory Experiences
Sensory experiences include the sound of the drop steam engine when running and the smell of industrial buildings (oil, dust and metal!)
Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Handling Objects
No
Audio Tours
No
Tactile Models
No
Areas Of Low Lighting
There is low lighting in some of the hallways and rooms.
Colour Contrasts
All pathways and staircases are of a similar colour.
Large Print
No
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Vibrating Fire Alarms
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Tour Transcripts
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Film Subtitles
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BSL Tours
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Audio Installation Transcripts
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
No
Induction Loops
No
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Sensory experiences include the sound of the drop steam engine when running and the smell of industrial buildings (oil, dust and metal!)
Handling Objects
No
Basic Language Audio Tours
No
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Health And Safety
Trip Hazard
Care should be taken when climbing the building's historic steps. There are also objects on the factory floor.
Slip Hazard
Some courtyard areas are open to the elements and may become slippery when wet. There may also be engine grease in some locations.
Steep Slope
There are many slopes due to the age of the building.
Steep Stairs
There are four sets of very steep and narrow staircases.
Uneven Ground
The floors are uneven with many objects placed on them.
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