Tags » Industrial Heritage

1920's Drummond Lathe offered for donation

ABTEM have been asked if they could help find a home for a Drummond ‘M’ type 3.5inch centre lathe.  It is a treadle lathe probably purchased in early 1920s. 61 more words

Industrial Heritage

Padley Gorge and Stanage Edge, March 2017

Walk details

  • Route Grindleford, Padley Gorge, Longshaw Estate, Burbage Rocks, Stanage Edge, Bamford
  • Distance 13.73 miles
  • Duration 7hrs 30 mins
  • Getting there Train from Leeds to Grindleford via Sheffield, then train back from Bamford.
  • 121 more words

Weird Wool Wednesday: bringing a knitter to IKEA

So last Monday my husband pleaded me to come with him to IKEA. He bribed me with the promise of a walk in the forest nearby so I said yes. 779 more words


Ask the fellows who cut the peats

“I just went and asked for a job – I fancied gaan cuttin’ peat. The foreman said, ‘I’ll take you up on the moss’ – and what a walk it was! 4,786 more words

Coastal Heritage

10 things you should know about the proposed demolition of Newsome Mill

Not sure whether to object to the demolition of Newsome Mill? Here are 10 important things that you should know:

1. What’s happening?

The owner is proposing to demolish the entire ground floor of Newsome Mill, along with the weaving sheds at the corner of Hart Street. 813 more words

Newsome Mill

Share our campaign images and advice - say no to demolition

Can you help us to spread the word about the proposed demolition of Newsome Mill? Please share these messages on social media or print our campaign advice to share with your neighbours. 232 more words

Newsome Mill

An alternative vision for Newsome Mills - ideas from architect Richard Hannay

Demolition or Regeneration?

Demolishing Newsome Mill and replacing it with an arbitrary series a housing blocks that make no reference to the mill might seem the easiest thing to do from a developer’s point of view.  509 more words

Newsome Mill