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Nether Alderley Mill before the roof restoration © T Mitchell

Nether Alderley Mill before the roof restoration

Restoring Nether Alderley Mill

From 2008 until 2012, Nether Alderley Mill was closed for crucial restoration work to its unique grit-stone roof. Over the years the weight of the locally-sourced roof, around 300 tons, had warped its timber frame, causing it to sink and become potentially unsafe.

Bringing down the roof

This video tells you all about the restoration work we carried out on Nether Alderley Mill between 2008-2012.

Read the blog and find out more about the restoration.

In the winter of 2013 the millwrights returned to Nether Alderley to check the machinery after its first season of being reopened.

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