Norwich Mill, Rochdale - Derelict Manchester:

Derelict Manchester:

A view of the hidden parts around the inner sections around the city centre of Manchester, UK and beyond . How you perceive these derelict sites could be morbid, yet exciting.

Norwich Mill, Rochdale

    


History:

Originally built in the 1870s, it had the dual function of being a cotton spinning & weaving mill.

The mill on Norwich St was owned by John Pilling, in 1891 listing  was known as  the Norwich Street and Wellfield Mills; which had  40,000 spindles, 188/328 twist, 148/408 weft; 1,500 looms, mexicans, twills, printers, shirtings, &c.; Manchester warehouse-8, Mosley street. Pay day last Wed. Telegrams, "Pilot, Rochdale." ... On the 25th May 2011 a fire broke out on the premises that was owned by a company called Sartex Quilts & Textiles which totally destroyed the building, ever since then the building has remained in a dangerous state. 


   
   
"Norwich Mill view from Oldham Road"
"Loading bay shutters derelict Norwich Mill"


"Inside former weaving shed"

"conduit outside building"

"junction box outside workshop"

" varied debris in mill yard"

"nature took residence "

" ductwork out side derelict  mill"

"rusting girder"

"belt guard for machinery"

"looking north of former workshop"

"internal section, goods inward office"

" arched windows norwich mill"

" crumbling wall"

" mangled debris in workshop"

"dereliction in rochdale"

" shop floor and rusting hopper"

"rochdale mill in ruins"



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