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Bradford Road, Ambler's Mill (East Ardsley) (1 comment)
Colour imagec1920s. View of Ambler's Mill situated on Bradford Road by the junction with New Lane (Plate Road), seen leading off to the right. The firm of Thomas Ambler & Sons Ltd., worsted spinners, was founded in Bradford in 1858. They built this mill in East Ardsley, known as the New Mill, in 1912-13, chosen due to its proximity to a coal supply and plentiful labour.
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Holbeck New Mills, Holbeck Lane, old business properties including Benson of Leeds Ltd, Paper Stock Merchants. (Holbeck) (2 comments)
Black & White imagec1970. View of old business properties located off Holbeck Lane in Holbeck New Mills. The single storey building on the right is the premises of paper stock and waste paper merchants, Benson of Leeds Ltd. and has a sliding mill door with the company name on it. At one time the building was on three storeys and was reduced to two, possibly as a result of a fire. Another fire claimed the second storey at a later date. In a Leeds Directory for 1913 these premises are listed as Pecks Limited, manufacturing confectioners. The building to the left was possibly a shopfitter's. The derelict block behind the locked gates to the yard was part of the premises of Pickfords Ltd., the removal firm, and included a staircase and toilets plus a warehouse on several storeys. The mill and the mill yard still exist today (2007).
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