List of mills in Manchester

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This is a list of the cotton and other textile mills in Manchester, England.

Manchester City and metropolitan borough in England

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 545,500 as of 2017. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous built-up area, with a population of 3.2 million. It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. The local authority is Manchester City Council.

Contents

Mills

NameOwnersLocationBuiltDemolishedServed
(Years)
Albany Works  SD 882 007 53°30′11″N2°10′44″W / 53.503°N 2.179°W / 53.503; -2.179 (Albany Works) [1]
Albert Mill  SJ 875 941 53°26′38″N2°11′24″W / 53.444°N 2.190°W / 53.444; -2.190 (Albert Mill) [1]
Albion Mill Pollard Street, Ancoats   53°28′45″N2°13′14″W / 53.4793°N 2.2206°W / 53.4793; -2.2206 (Albert Mill)
New Islington, new bridge - geograph.org.uk - 129481.jpg Notes: J. and J. L. Gray
John Hetherington & Sons [2]
Alexandre Works  SD 855 022 53°30′58″N2°13′12″W / 53.516°N 2.220°W / 53.516; -2.220 (Alexandre Works) [1]
Anchor Works  SD 845 013 53°30′29″N2°14′06″W / 53.508°N 2.235°W / 53.508; -2.235 (Anchor Works) [1]
Aquatite Mills  SJ 839 999 53°29′46″N2°14′38″W / 53.496°N 2.244°W / 53.496; -2.244 (Aquatite Mills) [1]
Ashenhurst Works  Blackley SD 847 030 53°31′23″N2°13′55″W / 53.523°N 2.232°W / 53.523; -2.232 (Ashenhurst Works)
Notes: 1891- W. D. Ryde, Sons and Co, silk weavers [1]
Ashleigh Mills  SD 847 012 53°43′19″N2°19′12″W / 53.722°N 2.32°W / 53.722; -2.32 (Ashleigh Mills) [1]
Atlantic Works  SD838 000 53°29′46″N2°14′46″W / 53.496°N 2.246°W / 53.496; -2.246 (Atlantic Works) [1]
Atlas Mills  SJ876 942 53°26′38″N2°11′17″W / 53.444°N 2.188°W / 53.444; -2.188 (Atlas Mills) [1]
Bank of England Mills  SJ 857 984 53°28′55″N2°13′01″W / 53.482°N 2.217°W / 53.482; -2.217 (Bank of England Mills) [1]
Beehive Mill Jersey Street, Ancoats  SJ850987 53°29′06″N2°13′41″W / 53.485°N 2.228°W / 53.485; -2.228 (Beehive Mill) 1824 194
Ancoats- Beehive 4469.JPG

Grade II* Listed building No. 1291735 Manchester

Notes: Built as Room and Power mill
1891-B. and I. Wild, 12,000 spindles [3] [4]
Bengal Street Block  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (Bengal Street Block) 1848 170
Bengal Street (geograph 4795187).jpg Notes: 1848- extension of Beehive Mill
1861- Part rebuilt after fire
1891-C. E. Bennett and Co, together with Union Mill, 16,000 spindles
2005-Destroyed by fire [5]
Beswick Street Mills  SJ858 985 53°28′59″N2°12′54″W / 53.483°N 2.215°W / 53.483; -2.215 (Beswick Street Mills)
Ashton-under-Lyne Canal, 1990.jpg Notes: 1891-Peter Joynson and Co (silk and fancy dress goods), 500 looms [1]
Beswick  Bradford Street SJ863 986 53°29′02″N2°12′29″W / 53.484°N 2.208°W / 53.484; -2.208 (Beswick) [6]
Big Cotton Mill  SJ 876 942 53°26′38″N2°11′17″W / 53.444°N 2.188°W / 53.444; -2.188 (Big Cotton Mill) [1]
Bowker Bank Print Works  SD847 030 53°31′23″N2°13′55″W / 53.523°N 2.232°W / 53.523; -2.232 (Bowker Bank Works)
Notes: 1891-John F. Hill and Co, calico printers [1]
Bradford Mill  SJ872 986 53°29′02″N2°11′38″W / 53.484°N 2.194°W / 53.484; -2.194 (Bradford Mill) [1]
Bradford Road Mill  SJ857 986 53°29′02″N2°13′01″W / 53.484°N 2.217°W / 53.484; -2.217 (Bradford Road Mill) [1]
Bridge Mill  SJ856 985 53°28′59″N2°13′05″W / 53.483°N 2.218°W / 53.483; -2.218 (Bridge Mill) [1]
Broom House  SJ882 940 53°26′35″N2°10′44″W / 53.443°N 2.179°W / 53.443; -2.179 (Broom House) [1] [3]
Brownsfield Mill Binns Place, Gt Ancoats St, Ancoats  SJ849 984 53°28′55″N2°13′44″W / 53.482°N 2.229°W / 53.482; -2.229 (Brownsfield Mill) c.1825
Brownsfield Mill, Ancoats - geograph.org.uk - 715343.jpg

Grade II* Listed building No. 1207994 Manchester

Notes: (Room and power) on Great Ancoats Street, Seven storeys L-shaped formation. In 1910, Verdon Roe established the AV Roe Company manufacturing aeroplanes. [7]
Brunswick Mill Bradford Road, Ancoats SJ859 987 53°29′06″N2°12′50″W / 53.485°N 2.214°W / 53.485; -2.214 (Brunswick Mill) 1840 178
Brunswick Mill, Bradford Road, Manchester (geograph 2818450).jpg

Grade II Listed building No. 1197807 Manchester

Notes: Adjacent to the Ashton Canal, it had seven storeys. 35 bays faced directly onto the canal, four storey block completing the courtyard with entrance on Bradford Road. It was built by builder David Bellhouse. In the 1850s it had some 276 carding machines, and 77,000 mule spindles. In 1891, owned by Bannerman Mills Co, Limited, it had 73,000 spindles. [3] [8]
Cambridge Street India Rubber Works Hugh Birley Cambridge Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock  SJ837974 53°28′23″N2°14′49″W / 53.473°N 2.247°W / 53.473; -2.247 (Cambridge Street India Rubber Works) 1900s
Cambridge Street India Rubber Works-Geograph-3790999.jpg

Grade II Listed building No. 1282998 Manchester

Notes: Owned by Charles Macintosh & Company who produced rubberised waterproofs. The word mackintosh became the generic term for waterproof overcoats [1] [3]
Chain Bar Mill  SD882031 53°31′26″N2°10′44″W / 53.524°N 2.179°W / 53.524; -2.179 (Chain Bar Mill)
Notes: [1]
Chatham Mill
Runcorn's Mill
Chester Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock  SJ840973 53°28′19″N2°14′35″W / 53.472°N 2.243°W / 53.472; -2.243 (Chatham Mill
Runcorn's Mill
)
1820 198
Runcorn's Chatham Mill, Chester Street, Chorlton on Medlock - geograph.org.uk - 712979.jpg

Grade II Listed building No. 1293040 Manchester

Notes: Built 1820 with an adjoining 1823 built warehouse at right angles. 6 storeys. The mill has wooden floors (not fireproof) but the warehouse has iron columns. There is a truncated chimney at the back. [1] [3]
Chatsworth Mill  SJ882 961 53°27′43″N2°10′44″W / 53.462°N 2.179°W / 53.462; -2.179 (Chatsworth Mill)
Notes: 1891-Robert Williams, finisher, dresser, waterer, embosser, etc [1]
Chepstow Street Mill Oxford Street  SJ838978 53°28′37″N2°14′46″W / 53.477°N 2.246°W / 53.477; -2.246 (Chepstow Street Mill) 1813-20 1990
Notes: 1891-Wadkin and King, together with Springfields Mill, Salford, 30,000 spindles [9]
Chorlton Mill complex Birley family Little Ireland Chorlton-on-Medlock  SJ838 974 53°28′23″N2°14′46″W / 53.473°N 2.246°W / 53.473; -2.246 (Chorlton New Mill)
Notes: Most of the site is under the Manchester Metropolitan University buildings.
Chorlton Old Mill rebuilt 1866
Chorlton New Mill 1814, 1818, 1845
Marsland Mill [1] [3]
Chorlton New Mills Birley family Cambridge Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock  SJ838 974 53°28′23″N2°14′46″W / 53.473°N 2.246°W / 53.473; -2.246 (Chorlton New Mill (north end)) 1813 205
Chorlton New Mill - geograph.org.uk - 712931.jpg Notes: Grade II listed building
Part of Chorlton Mill complex [10]
Cotton spinning mill, afterwards partially used as rubber processing works. Built 1813, extended in 1818 and 1845, with chimney dated 1853. Developed by a partnership which also operated the nearby Chorlton Old Mill and other mills on Oxford Road which are no longer standing. By 1838 they were in partnership with Charles Macintosh who was making rubberised cloth at the nearby Cambridge Street rubber works site. [11]
Chorlton Old Mill
Cambridge Mill
Birley family Cambridge Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock  SJ839 973 53°28′19″N2°14′38″W / 53.472°N 2.244°W / 53.472; -2.244 (Chorlton Old Mill
Cambridge Mill
)
1866 152
Cambridge Mill and Chorlton New Mill - geograph.org.uk - 712877.jpg Notes: Grade II listed building [12]
Part of Chorlton Mill complex
Earlier mill built in 1795 managed by Robert Owen, considerably extended c.1810, and then largely rebuilt in 1866. Converted to accommodation in 1993. [6]
Chorlton Twist Mill Cambridge Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock  SJ842 973 53°28′19″N2°14′20″W / 53.472°N 2.239°W / 53.472; -2.239 (Chorlton Twist Mill) 1795 1866 71
Notes: built 1795 for Robert Owen and partners. Rebuilt 1866 as Chorlton Old Mill [6]
City Corn Mill  SJ851 987 53°29′06″N2°13′34″W / 53.485°N 2.226°W / 53.485; -2.226 (City Corn Mill) [6]
Clayton Works  SJ879 984 53°28′55″N2°11′02″W / 53.482°N 2.184°W / 53.482; -2.184 (Clayton Works) [6]
Collyhurst Works  Collyhurst SJ849 998 53°29′42″N2°13′44″W / 53.495°N 2.229°W / 53.495; -2.229 (Collyhurst Works) [6]
Crumpsall Mill Factory Lane, Harpurhey  SD855 021 53°30′54″N2°13′12″W / 53.515°N 2.220°W / 53.515; -2.220 (Crumpsall Mill)
Notes: 1891-Crumpsall Mill Co, 40,000 spindles and 300 looms [6]
Crusader Works aka Chapeltown Street Mill Mid 19th C  SJ851980 53°28′44″N2°13′34″W / 53.479°N 2.226°W / 53.479; -2.226 (Crusader Works)
Chapeltown Street Mills - geograph.org.uk - 715456.jpg

Grade II Listed building No. 1293172 Manchester

Notes: Original for spinning, then used for machine manufacture, then as a garment factory. It was the home to Rogue Studios and other businesses for ten years. It was purchased for redevelopment in 2015 by the Manchester based company Capital and Centric for redevelopment where they propose to only sell apartments for owner occupation to private individuals. [13] [14] [1]
Culcheth Lane Mill  SD884001 53°29′49″N2°10′34″W / 53.497°N 2.176°W / 53.497; -2.176 (Culcheth Lane Mill)
Notes: 1891- Robinson and Trevor, 130 looms [6]
Daisy Bank Mill  SD887002 53°29′53″N2°10′19″W / 53.498°N 2.172°W / 53.498; -2.172 (Daisy Bank Mill)
Notes: 1891-Alexander Bedell and Co, 236 looms [6]
Decker Mill Murray Mills Redhill Street, Ancoats  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (DeckerMill) 1799 219
MurraysMillsOldDeckerMill.jpg Notes: Grade II* listed building (with Old Mill) [15]
Part of Murray Mills complex [5]
Doubling Mill
see Waulk Mill
Ancoats ,  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (Doubling Mill) [16]
Drinkwater's Mill See
Piccadilly Mill
 SJ 845 979 53°28′41″N2°14′06″W / 53.478°N 2.235°W / 53.478; -2.235 (Drinkwaters Mill) [6]
Fireproof Mill
see Waulk Mill
Ancoats ,  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (Fireproof Mill) [6]
Garratt Mill  SJ 843 975 53°28′26″N2°14′17″W / 53.474°N 2.238°W / 53.474; -2.238 (Garratt Mill) [16]
Gorebrook Works  SJ 875 956 53°27′25″N2°11′24″W / 53.457°N 2.190°W / 53.457; -2.190 (Gorebrook Works) [6]
Gorton Wadding Works  SJ891 966 53°27′58″N2°09′58″W / 53.466°N 2.166°W / 53.466; -2.166 (Gorton Wadding Works) [6]
Great Bridgewater Street Mills Great Bridgewater St ,  SJ837 975 53°28′26″N2°14′49″W / 53.474°N 2.247°W / 53.474; -2.247 (Great Bridgewater Street Mills) [6]
Great Marlborough Street Mills  SJ840 974 53°28′23″N2°14′35″W / 53.473°N 2.243°W / 53.473; -2.243 (Great Marlborough Street Mills) [6]
Hanover Mill Berry Street  SJ 849 976 53°28′30″N2°13′44″W / 53.475°N 2.229°W / 53.475; -2.229 (Hanover Mill)
Notes: 1891-Hanover Mill Co, [6]
Harpurhey Dyeworks Harpurhey  SD854 014 53°30′32″N2°13′19″W / 53.509°N 2.222°W / 53.509; -2.222 (Harpurhey Dyeworks)
Notes: 1891-Harpurhey Printing Co, bleachers, dyers, finishers and calico printers [6]
Havelock Mills  SJ 837 975 53°28′26″N2°14′49″W / 53.474°N 2.247°W / 53.474; -2.247 (Havelock Mills)
Notes: 1891-Greenough, Occleston and Co, smallware [6]
Heaton Mills Blackley  SD 844 046 53°32′17″N2°14′13″W / 53.538°N 2.237°W / 53.538; -2.237 (Heaton Mills)
Notes: 1891-Whittaker and Harwood, silk and cotton yarn dyers [6]
Holt Town Works  SJ 862 986 53°29′02″N2°12′32″W / 53.484°N 2.209°W / 53.484; -2.209 (Holt Town Works) [6]
Hope Mills Pollard Street, Ancoats  SJ 857 985 53°28′59″N2°13′01″W / 53.483°N 2.217°W / 53.483; -2.217 (Hope Mills)
Hope-Mills-Geograph-3593256-by-Alan-Murray-Rust.jpg Notes: Grade II* listed building [17]
Built 1824 for Joseph Clarke and Sons, with later 19th and 20th century additions and alterations. 1891-John Jackson Junior, 2000 spindles
20th century-John Hetherington and Sons, textile machine makers [6]
Jackson Street Mills  SJ847 976 53°28′30″N2°13′55″W / 53.475°N 2.232°W / 53.475; -2.232 (Jackson Street Mills)
Manchester University Mill Building.jpg Notes: 1891-Jackson Street Spinning Co, 85,000 spindles [6]
Knutsford Vale Works  SJ875 956 53°27′25″N2°11′24″W / 53.457°N 2.190°W / 53.457; -2.190 (Knutsford Vale Works) [6]
Levenshulme Works  SJ 883 946 53°26′53″N2°10′41″W / 53.448°N 2.178°W / 53.448; -2.178 (Levenshulme Works)
Notes: 1891-Thomas Boyd and Co, calico and muslin printers [6]
Little Green Works Collyhurst Road, Collyhurst  SD 849 001 53°29′49″N2°13′44″W / 53.497°N 2.229°W / 53.497; -2.229 (Little Green Works)
Notes: 1891-John Walton, Little Green Dye Works, dyer and finisher [6]
Little Mill Murray Mills Jersey Street, Ancoats  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (Little Mill) 1908 110
Little Mill.jpg Notes: Grade II listed building [18]
Part of Murray Mills complex
Built in 1908 on site of earlier mill (c.1820). Earliest mill in Greater Manchester built to use mains electricity as principal power source. [16]
Lloydsfield Mill Miles Platting  SJ 856 991 53°29′17″N2°13′05″W / 53.488°N 2.218°W / 53.488; -2.218 (Lloydsfield Mill)
Lloydsfield Mill - geograph.org.uk - 904906.jpg Notes: [16]
Macintosh's Mill
see:Cambridge Street India Rubber Works
Chorlton-on-Medlock  1837 181
McConnel and Kennedy Mills complex Redhill Street, Ancoats 
McConnel & Company mills about 1913.jpg Notes:
Royal Mill 1797
Sedgewick Mill, 1818–1820
Sedgewick New Mill 1912
Paragon Mill 1912,
8 storey. Worlds tallest cast iron structure when built. Alexis de Tocqueville, described Redhill Street Mill in 1835 as "a place where some 1500 workers, labouring 69 hours a week, with an average wage of 11 shillings, and where three-quarters of the workers are women and children". It was the biggest mill in the Manchester region. Further buildings were added in 1868 and 1912. In 1891 McConnel and Co, Limited had 130,000 spindles [3] [19]
Marslands Mill Cambridge St/Chester St, Chorlton  SJ 840 973 53°28′19″N2°14′35″W / 53.472°N 2.243°W / 53.472; -2.243 (Marslands Mill)
Marslands and Chorlton Old Mills, Cambridge Street, Manchester (geograph 3699127).jpg Notes: Part of Chorlton Mill complex
Grade II listed building [20] [6]
Maskrey Mill, later Marlborough Mill Union Street, Ardwick  SJ855975 53°28′26″N2°13′08″W / 53.474°N 2.219°W / 53.474; -2.219 (Maskrey Mill) 1810s/20s 1950s/60s
Notes: To 1828, William Maskrey. 1830s-70s, Thomas Barton and Sons. [21] 1870s, now "Marlborough Mill", Jones & Co. [22] 1920s-50s, Charles E. Austin & Sons, Ltd. [23]
Medlock Mill  SJ 838 973 53°28′19″N2°14′46″W / 53.472°N 2.246°W / 53.472; -2.246 (Medlock Mill) [6]
Monsall Mills Newton Heath  SD 863 009 53°30′18″N2°12′29″W / 53.505°N 2.208°W / 53.505; -2.208 (Monsall Mills)
Notes: 1891-William Hall and Co, yarn dyers, printers, winders, warpers and bleachers [6]
Moston Mill Moston  SD 885 027 53°31′16″N2°10′30″W / 53.521°N 2.175°W / 53.521; -2.175 (Moston Mill)
Notes: 1891-Samuel Barlow and Co Ltd, yarn dyers and printers [6]
Murrays' Mills complex Murray Street, Ancoats 
Notes:
Old Mill 1798
Decker Mill 1799
New Mill 1802
Murray Street Block 1804
Doubling/Fireproof Mill 1842
Little Mill (rebuilt) 1908
1891-A. and G. Murray Limited, 100,000 spindles [24]
Murray Street Block  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (Murray Street Block) 1804 214
Murray Street Block and Basin.jpg Notes: [5]
New Mill Murray Mills Jersey Street, Ancoats  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (New Mill) 1802 216
Murrays Mills 2008.jpg Notes: Grade II listed building [25]
Part of Murray Mills complex [5]
New Old Mill
see Royal Mill
McConnel and Kennedy Mills Ancoats ,  SJ 850 985 53°28′59″N2°13′41″W / 53.483°N 2.228°W / 53.483; -2.228 (New Old Mill) [3] [6] 1912 106
Newton Silk Mill  Holyoak Street, Newton Heath SD 882 007 53°30′11″N2°10′44″W / 53.503°N 2.179°W / 53.503; -2.179 (Newton Silk Mill) 1832 186
Newton Silk Mill (geograph 3155288).jpg Notes: Grade II listed building [26]
Now office accommodation [6]
Old Mill Murray Mills Redhill Street, Ancoats  SJ 851 986 53°29′02″N2°13′34″W / 53.484°N 2.226°W / 53.484; -2.226 (Old Mill) 1798 220
Ancoats Mills - geograph.org.uk - 185819.jpg Notes: Grade II* listed building (with Decker Mill) [15]
Part of Murray Mills complex [5]
Old Mill, Henry Street McConnel and Kennedy Mills  SJ 849 985 53°28′59″N2°13′44″W / 53.483°N 2.229°W / 53.483; -2.229 (Old Mill, Henry Street) 1798 220
Notes: Built for James McConnel and John Kennedy
With 8 floors and an area of 650 square yards. Gas lighting was installed in 1809 by Boulton & Watt. By 1811, with a downturn in trade the firm of McConnel & Kennedy went bankrupt (to re-emerge later)
Rebuilt in 1912 as the New Old Mill (later Royal Mill) [3] [6]
Paragon Mill McConnel and Kennedy Mills Ancoats SJ 849 985 53°28′59″N2°13′44″W / 53.483°N 2.229°W / 53.483; -2.229 (Paragon Mill) 1912 106
Paragon Mill, Jersey Street, Manchester.jpg Notes: Part of McConnel and Kennedy Mills complex
Grade II* listed building [27] [19]
Phoenix Mill Piercy street, Ancoats  SJ 855 984 53°28′55″N2°13′12″W / 53.482°N 2.220°W / 53.482; -2.220 (Phoenix Mill)
Notes: (Room and Power) Doubling
1891-W. Richardson, 5000 spindles and William Wild and Son, 6,000 spindles [6] [28]
Piccadilly Mill
aka Drinkwater's Mill
 SJ 845 979 53°28′41″N2°14′06″W / 53.478°N 2.235°W / 53.478; -2.235 (Picadilly Mill
<aka>Drinkwaters Mill
)
1780s
Notes: Built at Bank Top, Piccadilly in the late 1780s by Peter Drinkwater and managed in the 1790s by Robert Owen, this cotton mill was the first in Manchester to use a stationary steam engine made by Boulton and Watt. Isaac Perrins was involved in the installation of this. [29] [6]
Pin Mill Fairfield Street, Ardwick  SJ 856 976 53°28′30″N2°13′05″W / 53.475°N 2.218°W / 53.475; -2.218 (Pin Mill)
Notes: 1891-John H. Gartside and Co, Limited, 905 looms [6]
Redhill Street Mills
see McConnel and Kennedy Mills
McConnel and Kennedy Mills Ancoats,  SJ850985 53°28′59″N2°13′41″W / 53.483°N 2.228°W / 53.483; -2.228 (Redhill Street Mills) [3] 1818 200
Reservoir Mill Beswick  SJ 865 987 53°29′06″N2°12′18″W / 53.485°N 2.205°W / 53.485; -2.205 (Reservoir Mill)
Notes: 1891-Richard Johnson, 240 looms [6]
Rhodes Mill  SJ 857 984 53°28′55″N2°13′01″W / 53.482°N 2.217°W / 53.482; -2.217 (++++) [6]
Royal Mill McConnel and Kennedy Mills Redhill St, Ancoats  SJ 849 985 53°28′59″N2°13′44″W / 53.483°N 2.229°W / 53.483; -2.229 (Royal Mill) 1912 106
Mills at Ancoats - geograph.org.uk - 715425.jpg Notes: Grade II* listed building [30]
Part of McConnel and Kennedy Mills complex
Renamed from New Old Mill after visit from HM King George, 19 November 1942. [19]
Salvin's Factory Ancoats ,  SJ 852 984 53°28′55″N2°13′26″W / 53.482°N 2.224°W / 53.482; -2.224 (Salvin's Factory) [6] c1788
Sedgwick Mill McConnel and Kennedy Mills Redhill Street, Ancoats  SJ 850 985 53°28′59″N2°13′41″W / 53.483°N 2.228°W / 53.483; -2.228 (Sedgwick Mill) 1818 200
Royal and Sedgwick Mills - geograph.org.uk - 715451.jpg Notes: Grade II listed building [31]
Part of McConnel and Kennedy Mills complex
Designed by James Lowe 8 storey, 17 bay. [3] [19]
Sedgwick New Mill McConnel and Kennedy Mills Redhill Street, Ancoats SJ850985 53°28′59″N2°13′41″W / 53.483°N 2.228°W / 53.483; -2.228 (Sedgwick New Mill) 1912 106
Notes: Grade II listed building [32]
Part of McConnel and Kennedy Mills complex [33]
Shudehill Mill Shudehill SJ844989 53°29′13″N2°14′13″W / 53.487°N 2.237°W / 53.487; -2.237 (Shudehill Mill) [6] 1782 1940 158
Notes: 1940-Destroyed by bombing
Smedley Vale Dye Works  SD850011 53°30′22″N2°13′41″W / 53.506°N 2.228°W / 53.506; -2.228 (Smedley Vale Dye Works)
Notes: 1891-James Ashworth [6] [28]
Smedley Works  SD850 012 53°30′25″N2°13′41″W / 53.507°N 2.228°W / 53.507; -2.228 (Smedley Works) [6]
Soho Iron Works Site  SJ 855 983 53°28′52″N2°13′12″W / 53.481°N 2.220°W / 53.481; -2.220 (Soho Iron Works Site)
Notes: A manufacturer and supplier of mill machinery, spindles and other goods to the textiles industries. The Soho Factory had many specialist manufactures within its 100 yard frontage, including machinery makers, spindle makers and calico printing machinery makers. They also supplied the dyeing, bleaching and local chemical industries, with goods and parts. [3] [6]
Spectator Mill Spectator Street, Beswick
Notes: Grade II listed building [34]
Silk Mill, built early to mid 19th century
Supreme Mills  SJ 852987 53°29′06″N2°13′30″W / 53.485°N 2.225°W / 53.485; -2.225 (Supreme Mills) [6]
Talbot Mill  SJ 827974 53°28′23″N2°15′43″W / 53.473°N 2.262°W / 53.473; -2.262 (Talbot Mill)
Notes: 1891-J. and E. Waters and Co [6]
Ten Acres Mill  SD873 003 53°29′56″N2°11′35″W / 53.499°N 2.193°W / 53.499; -2.193 (Ten Acres Mill)
Notes: 1891-Tootal, Broadhurst and Lee Co, Ltd, 930 looms [6]
Thistle Mill Harpurhey  SD855 021 53°30′54″N2°13′12″W / 53.515°N 2.220°W / 53.515; -2.220 (Thistle Mill)
Notes: 1891-J. Paterson and Co, 245 looms [6]
Union Mill  SJ861 988 53°29′10″N2°12′40″W / 53.486°N 2.211°W / 53.486; -2.211 (Union & Bengal Mills)
Notes: 1891-C. E. Bennett and Co, together with Bengal Mill, 16,000 spindles [6]
Victoria Mill William Holland Lower Vickers Street, Miles Platting  SJ 859 993 53°29′24″N2°12′50″W / 53.490°N 2.214°W / 53.490; -2.214 (Victoria Mill) 1867, 1873
Rochdale Canal, Miles Platting.jpg Notes: Grade II* listed building [35]
Alongside the Rochdale Canal and Varley Street, Victoria Mill was constructed for William Holland, of the Adelphi Mill, Salford. It was designed by George Woodhouse of Bolton. It was a six storey double mill with shared engine house. It had an octagonal chimney. In 1891, still owned by William Holland and Sons it had 170,000 spindles. It was worked to the 1960s, and has now been converted into office space and residential. [3] [6]
Victoria Mills Ancoats ,  SJ 856 985 53°28′59″N2°13′05″W / 53.483°N 2.218°W / 53.483; -2.218 (Victoria Mills) [6]
Waterside Works  SD 839 034 53°31′37″N2°14′38″W / 53.527°N 2.244°W / 53.527; -2.244 (Waterside Works) [6]
Waulk Mill
aka Doubling Mill/Fireproof Mill
Murray Mills Redhill Street, Ancoats  SJ 861 988 53°29′10″N2°12′40″W / 53.486°N 2.211°W / 53.486; -2.211 (Waulk Mill) 1842 176
Doubling and Fireproof mill.jpg Notes: Grade II* listed building [36]
Part of Murrays' Mills complex [6]
Wellington Mill Pollard Street, Ancoats  SJ 859 987 53°29′06″N2°12′50″W / 53.485°N 2.214°W / 53.485; -2.214 (Wellington Mill)
Notes: 1891-Bazley Brothers, 47,350 spindles [6]
Wellington Mill Newton Heath  SD 866 003 53°29′56″N2°12′11″W / 53.499°N 2.203°W / 53.499; -2.203 (Wellington Mill)
Notes: 1891-Joseph Holt and Sons, 334 looms [6]
Wellington Mills Bridgewater Street, Castlefield  SJ 832 976 53°28′33″N2°15′17″W / 53.4759°N 2.2546°W / 53.4759; -2.2546 (Wellington Mills) 1912 106
Castlefield, Wellington Mills (geograph 4919307).jpg Notes: [6]
York Mill  SJ 845 983 53°28′52″N2°14′06″W / 53.481°N 2.235°W / 53.481; -2.235 (York Mill) [6]

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