TL1998 : Former Whitworths flour mill, Peterborough

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Orton Longueville, Peterborough, Great Britain

Former Whitworths flour mill, Peterborough
Former Whitworths flour mill, Peterborough
The former flour mill located on East Station Road on the bank of the River Nene was one of three mills and warehouses which were constructed for the Earl Fitzwilliam between 1840 and 1850. It was used by Cadge and Colman from 1850. The company was acquired by the Wellingborough-based baking products manufacturer Whitworths in 1936. Grain was transported to the mill by barge until the mid-1960s. Cadge and Colman ceased trading in 1987 although Whitworths continued to use the site for storage purposes. The mill, which is designated as a building of historic interest, is viewed here from The Embankment.
The grains silos were demolished in December 2016. The mill itself is earmarked for conversion into an arts and cultural centre as part of a redevelopment of the Fletton Quays area of the city costing 120 million (GBP 120 million) and involving the construction of riverfront residential properties, offices and leisure facilities.
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TL1998 : Former Whitworths flour mill, Peterborough
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Industry 
Former (from Tags)
Mill  Flour Mill 
Primary Subject of Photo
Warehouse  Mill 
Building Type (from Tags)
Warehouse 
River (from Tags)
Nene 
Place (from Tags)
Peterborough 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1961 9800 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.0013N 0:14.2044W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1969 9803
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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