Flaxmill Maltings

Students Caitlin Osborne (on left) and Bethany Maddock, at the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings.
20 Jun 2018
Students from University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) are playing a part in the regeneration of one of the town’s most iconic and the world’s most important historic buildings. History undergraduates and postgraduates are volunteering their time to support the National Lottery-funded restoration of the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings - known as ‘the grandparent of all skyscrapers’. Second year Caitlin...
24 Oct 2017
Shrewsbury’s historic Flaxmill Maltings will be opening its doors to Shropshire businesses next month for two exclusive guided tours. Members of Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and Shropshire Constructing Excellence are being invited to go behind the scenes at the former mill and find out how work is progressing to restore the buildings to their former glory. The events will take place on November...
16 Aug 2013
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings will welcome a group of former employees of the Maltings to an evening event on Tuesday 27th August at Shrewsbury Flax Mill Maltings. The event will offer former Maltsters the opportunity to have a final tour the South Silo before its demolition in early September. Fay Bailey, Development Officer, Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings said, ‘We are delighted to...
13 Sep 2012
The demolition of three buildings neighbouring the historic Flax Mill Maltings in Ditherington, Shrewsbury, is due to start next week (week beginning Monday 17 September). The Rexel Senate building on Spring Gardens is set to be demolished first, followed by the neighbouring former Midland Red Social Club, and then the nearby former Arriva bus depot. Work is due to be completed by the end of...
06 Sep 2012
There will be further opportunities to visit the Flaxmill Maltings site during Heritage Open Days on September 8 & 9 between 10.00 am and 4.00pm each day. Some 1,600 enjoyed similar events in May and this time there will be even more to see, learn about and enjoy. Guided tours by expert volunteers will be available on request, including access to t he top of the Silo for wonderful views over...
03 Sep 2012
As part of the Flaxmill Maltings open day the Flaxmill Arts group will have an art show preview at the Flaxmill on the 7th of September between 6 & 8pm, and over the weekend for the open days. There will be further opportunities to visit the Flaxmill Maltings site during Heritage Open Days on September 8 & 9 between 10.00 am and 4.00pm each day. Guided tours by expert volunteers will be...
09 Jul 2012
The Friends of the Flaxmill Maltings are responding to public demand by providing 4 extra opportunities for guided tours of the site over July and August. Guided tours of all areas will be held in July on 14th , 28th and in August on 11th & 25th . The tours will start at 2.00 pm at the site and last for approx. 1.5 hours. However, numbers are limited so those wishing to attend MUST pre-book...
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