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Ditherington Flax Mill

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Popped in here for a look around (about 45 mins). My grandfather worked here in the 70s & 80s, his... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Susanna H
Worth a wander around here if you're in the area

It's free and easy to have a quick look at this ongoing renovation project of the historic... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This building is the first Iron framed building in the world, so warrants a visit for people into history and architecture. At the moment the visit is a bit limited as the majority of the building is still undergoing renovation, and will be for many...More

Thank herrmann2017
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Popped in here for a look around (about 45 mins). My grandfather worked here in the 70s & 80s, his family lived and worked here in the 1800/1900s and my Dad was born in one of the houses (now demolished). The displays and information are...More

Thank Susanna H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's free and easy to have a quick look at this ongoing renovation project of the historic site. There is a small visitor centre with a film and displays and you can walk around the perimeter where there are additional information boards.

Thank Angu5
Reviewed 21 June 2018

A fascinating building to visit on a guided tour, maximum 12 people. I joined a group visit and arrived early to look at the heritage centre, this is a well presented overview of the history of the mill and malthouse. Eight of us then watched...More

Thank WanderingsAscent
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Called here whilst passing - it was worth it - we had a guided tour and looked around the 3 or 4 rooms. Great that placed like this are being saved.

Thank Yorkshirebird27
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Love this place! Not only of interest to people who appreciate industrial architecture (first iron framed building - forerunner to the skyscraper and under major redevelopment); but to those interested in social history. Personally my favourite place in Shrewsbury for both these reasons but also...More

Thank Upton-Smiths
Reviewed 6 September 2017

this place is under going a resteration and I visited on an open daygreat guided tour it willbe a wonder ful place when completed

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very interesting piece of history, especially in the light of 9/11 twin towers disaster. If you do not understand this, then you need to take a visit. The attraction is still in its early days and should improve over the years, with the greater investment...More

Thank herrmann2017
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A bit bias as I volunteer here but have meant to write a review for a year now! Another state in the work is now commencing so visiting the site has limitations. Will be wonderful when it is fully open for visits but a few...More

Thank RuthK35
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We tried to visit on a Saturday afternoon. The website said it would be open for visits but it was not. I suggest you phone before you plan to travel

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