Tag Archives: Bradford

Odeon Cinema, Bradford

Visited in late January – A brief bit of history taken from the Bradford Odeon Rescue Group: Its beginnings in September 1930 as the New Victoria theatre/cinema saw the birth of a grand entertainment complex of superior architectural quality – internal and external – in the city. Housed within the …

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H.Hey & Sons, Bradford

Again another bit of Bradford’s rich industrial history rotting away. Part demolished, part ravaged by fire damage and yet it still managed to make for some rather lovely external shots as the early evening sun descended on Bradford. Again very little information other than it was  built around 1894  for …

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John Crabtree & Sons, Bradford

Finding information on these buildings is pretty thin on the ground. It’s another abandoned mill in Bradford awaiting a magical conversion into residential apartments. Sadly there are so many mills in this part of the world that not every one will get converted. The current buildings appear to have been …

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Midland Mills, Bradford

This part demolished grade II listed mill in the heart of Bradford was orginally built in 1871 and was home to British Mohair Suppliers (Mohair is a type of wool made from the hair of a goat) – it closed around 2001 and has since been part demolished to make …

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The Conditioning House, Bradford

Built in 1902 as a result of a special act of parliment as a scientific testing facility for the wool industry. Nearly 70% of all wool produced in the UK would have been brought here for testing prior to use.

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