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Ditherington Flax Mill

Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 360213
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Iconic and of international importance!

Love this place! Not only of interest to people who appreciate industrial architecture (first iron... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Upton-Smiths
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
interesting

this place is under going a resteration and I visited on an open daygreat guided tour it willbe a... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Peter E
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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“open weekends” (2 reviews)
“guided tour” (2 reviews)
“skyscrapers” (5 reviews)
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Shrewsbury, England
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+44 1743 360213
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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

1  Thank 301lisa33
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Fantastic that this old and important building is bring rerstored and re-purposed for future generations.

Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

This superb example of an old iron framed building has been sat empty for many years with consultation after consultation and very little headway. The sooner it is fully restored and opened the better!

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

An amazing insight into local industry. There is a smallish visitor centre and you can walk round the outside of these huge buildings. We were lucky enough to get a tour of the inside but you don't get to see very much - just one...More

1  Thank John P
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

The extent of information, both in breadth and depth, is absolutely stunning. The staff could not be more helpful. So if it's in depth research or general interest, this is the place to go.

1  Thank Martin H
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

A wonderful site with lots to take in. The new Visitor Centre is open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Easter to October. You can arrange tours of the Mill for groups and sign up for the Newsletter to be kept informed via the website...More

Thank Richard B
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