SJ9496 : New houses on site of Hyde Mill

near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

New houses on site of Hyde Mill
New houses on site of Hyde Mill
An estate of new houses, "Cotton Mills", is being constructed on the site of the former Hyde Mill.
Hyde Mill :: SJ9596
Hyde Mill, designed by the architect Sidney Scott, was completed in 1906. The site had been acquired by The Hyde Spinning Co Ltd from the trustees of CJ Ashton at a rent of 10 per annum, with free water rights. The Mill was four storeys in height and 47 bays in length and was faced with bright red brick with an Italianate water tower at its south western corner. When the mill was fully furnished with all the machinery it contained 116,532 mule spindles.

Hyde Mill closed in 1958 with 250 jobs being lost. It was sold to J. A. Pattrieouoex, manufacturers of Senior Service cigarettes. The Gallagher group purchased the mill for 110,000 in 1959 from the Hyde Spinning Company. The Mill continued to be used as a cigarette factory for over 40 years with considerable extensions being carried out. In 1999 the factory was closed by Gallaghers as production was transferred to Northern Ireland.

It was bought by the Findel Education group of companies, who erected new offices on the site. Demolition of the old mill began in September 2009.

Work on building an estate of new houses known as "Cotton Mills" began in 2011.
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Thursday, 16 June, 2011   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 16 June, 2011
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Housing, Dwellings  Construction, Development 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9497 9650 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.9130N 2:4.6340W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9496 9649
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