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Report - The Big Mill-Leek 05/2010

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Oldskool, May 10, 2010.

  1. Oldskool

    Oldskool Guest

    The Big Mill Leek or Wardle & Davenport Ltd is in Staffordshire Built in 1857 by the famous Victorian architect William sugden, originally built for Lovatt and Goulding but later became Wardle and Davenport.The firm Wardle and Davenport was formed in 1867 with the partnership between Henry wardle and George davenport over many years they ran many successful business's employing up to 2500 people by the 1960's the company was suffering great losses and by 1970 they went into receivership, they also pioneered the way forward in artificial silk stockings, the building is currently under redevelopment....Visited with Host and Eotech....


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    Thanks for looking Oldskool.

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