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Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Cataract Mill

Been a busy day today, I was heading past and decided to have a look in

From the Industrial Revolution until the 20th century, Stockport was a major centre of textile manufacture, particularly cotton spinning and hat making. During this period, the valleys of the River Mersey, River Tame and their tributaries were dominated by large rectangular brick-built factories, many of which still remain today as warehouses or converted for residential or retail use.

In 2010 redundant, planning application pending for conversion to housing.

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