Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt
Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt
Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt
Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt
Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt
Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt
Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt

Salts Mill Vintage - Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt

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Saltaire

Built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt

Saltaire was built in 1851 by Sir Titus Salt, a leading industrialist in the Yorkshire woollen industry. The name of the village is a combination of the founder's surname and the name of the river. Salt moved his business (five separate mills) from Bradford to this site near Shipley to arrange his workers and to site his large textile mill by the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and the railway. Salt employed the local architects Francis Lockwood and Richard Mawson. In 1836, Salt came upon some bales of Alpaca wool in a warehouse in Liverpool and, after taking some samples away to experiment, came back and bought the consignment. Though he was not the first in England to work with the fibre, he was the creator of the lustrous and subsequently fashionable cloth called 'Alpaca'.

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