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  1. dansgas1000

    Report - Sawston Paper Mill (Spicers), Cambridgeshire - April 2024

    Introduction Myself, @KPUrban_ and @Wastelandr met up several weeks back to cover a few places around Cambridgeshire, the primary motive of the trip was to visit Mullard’s Observatory but we also spent a few hours at this old mill site. I mentioned it to KP as I found it on OS Maps a while back...
  2. dansgas1000

    Report - Robert Fletchers Paper Mill, Greenfield - December 2023

    Introduction The previous challenges of climbing and high security made it seem unlikely for me to ever see Fletcher’s. Fortunately, towards the end of last year, there was a period where security appeared to ease up a bit. Me and @JakeV50 decided to take advantage of this and finally give it a...
  3. MK83

    Report - Bowaters sack factory - Ellesmere port - February 2024

    There's been a few good reports on this place but everyone has a slightly different take on it so thought we would upload our set. The history has been covered in some depth in the other reports and comments but in summary - The factory opened in 1951, the main factory barrel roof with all of...
  4. Endling

    Report - Bowaters / Papropak Paper Mill, Ellesmere Port - January 2024

    A great local explore here, a huge paper mill shut for 27 years. In terms of history, it really doesn't get any better than this comment from Mark Stores, somebody who actually worked there: A photo of the active site can be seen on this Flickr page with the following quote from member Gordon...
  5. JaffaTB

    Report - Fletchers Paper Mill, Greenfield, August 2022

    First report after a long time lurking! A bit of history from another thread but everybody knows this one: A mill has been stationed here for over 200 years with Robert Fletcher & Son commencing the business of cigarette paper manufacturing in 1921. At its height, it employed 1000 people to...
  6. S


    History Local records show that Charles Turner & Co was started up in 1834 by John Livesey. Livesey was a papermaker who had previously been in partnership with John Magnall. Who in his early years was involved with the manufacture of textiles, later becoming manager at a Waterworks. The...