Sunday, 28 September 2014

Royd mill (Oldham)

Royd mill chamber road both father and son worked here father cotton and son when Raygrade

In the 1930's, Royd Mill was one of 104 mills bought by the L.C.C, and one of the 53 mills that survived through to 1950
It was eventually absorbed into the Courtaulds Group in 1964 and continued spinning under Courtaulds Ltd until they closed it's doors in 1981
Since this time it's had a numbeer of occupiers, one of the last known being Raygrade Ltd


Front view 

At the back 

picture from the roof


Pedro the pidgeon 

Drink any one 

On the roof  note rainbow

winding room 

Shame it wont fi

This is were Dad worked (he says)

not porn just some thing we found 

part of air conditioning 

up stairs down stairs

yummm im hungry 

my breaky 

Rainbow over oldham 

rope shaft 


Old Beer mats stuck on wall by the boiler man 

The old lanashire boilers and engine what powered all the mill 
giving hot water and steam 

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