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UK Meadow Mill, Stockport, Aug18/Apr19

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Built circa 1880 for T & J Leigh Cotton & Wool spinning, it had 120,000 spindles in 1914. Twin six storey brick built with an ornamental engine house between. Fireproof construction and cast iron pillars between windows on the top floor. It was Grade II listed in 1975. 

 

The building has had it’s various uses over the past few decades. A large section was a furniture shop. A bed and Sofa shop. A gym, joinery workshop. Until recently where it is now currently being stripped to be converted to apartments. 

 

Been in here a few times now, when it was open for summer roof chills, and more recently now it’s stripped. I’ll keep checking on it as it’s local and I really want to see the engine house but it seems to be quite secure. 

 

Anyway it’s still a grand old mill so here’s a few pictures.

 

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Looks like a banging chill spot that mate. See you managed to sneak your car into shot as well haha ;)

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Nice job! I particularly like the night shots with the windows from inside.

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