From Historical Hastings Wiki
Brooklands Close shaft removing spoil for transportation to Alexandra Park
Brookland Close shaft showing exit tunnel to Alexandra Park.
At this present time the exit was sealed as this was a live sewer intersection!!
Coombs site, showing main iron cutting ring on base of concrete liners that dug its way downwards under the weight of the rings above and with the aid of some hydraulic pressure in the form of rams pushing down on the top layer.