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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 to discover the inside story of the restoration.

The conservation work at Nether Alderley Mill is an ongoing process and the millwrights returned in winter 2014 to carry out some important work

Thank you, your visit helped to make this valuable conservation work possible.


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