I am sure others will have received an email about the attempt to build a proper museum dedicated to the work of the artist/illustrator/inventor(?) Heath Robinson, who was creating wacky machines years before Roland Emett.
There is a crowd funding appeal to match funding from Lottery funding.
Have a look here
I have just pledged some money.
Pinner is only just down the road from where I was born, so must be why some of the Hearth Robinson has rubbed off on me.