The Droitwich Water Tower
The Droitwich Water Tower is a prominent landmark in the town of Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, England. It is also known as Yew Tree Hill Water Tower, as it is located on Yew Tree Hill. The tower was built in 1962 by the East Worcestershire Waterworks Company to house a tank containing 150,000 imperial gallons (680,000 L) of water, to improve the local supply pressure.
|Photo by Philip Halling / The Droitwich Water Tower|
The tower stands at 110 feet (34 m) tall and is visible from long distances. It is a familiar sight to residents of Droitwich and surrounding areas, and has been featured in a number of photographs and paintings. The Droitwich Water Tower is a functional structure, but it is also a significant local landmark. It is a reminder of the town's industrial heritage, and its prominent position on the skyline makes it a distinctive feature of the local landscape. The tower is not open to the public, but it can be seen from a number of vantage points around the town. It is a popular subject for photographers, and its distinctive shape has made it a recognizable symbol of Droitwich.