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Bo’ness | United Kingdom
The Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway on the shores of the Firth of Forth near Edinburgh operates trains over an 8 km track, and includes Scotland’s largest railway museum which opened in 1995, and is located 500 m from Bo’ness station. It collection consists chiefly of characteristic Scottish locomotives, ...

Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway
Scottish Railway Preservation Society
Bo’ness Station Union Street
EH51 9HQ Bo’ness, United Kingdom

Bradford | United Kingdom
Manningham Mill on the north side of Bradford, with a floor space of 11 ha and a chimney 78 m tall, is one of the most imposing textile factories in Europe. It was designed in the Italianate style by the Bradford architects Andrews & Pepper for Samuel Cunliffe Lister (1815-1906), a powerful figure ...

Manningham Mill
Manningham Mills Community Centre The Silk Warehouse
Lilycroft Road
BD9 5BD Bradford, United Kingdom

Bradford | United Kingdom
The National Media Museum opened in 1983, is part of the Science Museum Group and occupies a seven-floor building in central Bradford. It includes three cinemas, one of them fitted for IMAX presentations. The exhibits are arranged in four main sections. The Phogtoraphy collection includes the ...

National Media Museum
Little Horton Lane
BD1 1NQ Bradford, United Kingdom

Bradford | United Kingdom
David Hockney painted Salts Mill in warm ochre tones. Today both the painter and the place are world-famous. Hockney was born in the Northern industrial city of Bradford. And Salts Mill, an old textile factory, was built in Shipley just to the north of Bradford. Something unheard of occurred here in ...

Saltaire Village
Bradford Tourist Information Centre
City Hall
BD1 1HY Bradford, United Kingdom

Bradford BD2 3HD | United Kingdom
Bradford was often called ‘worstedopolis’ in the nineteenth century and the city’s industrial museum is based in a mill built by one John Moore in the mid-1870s for spinning worsted yarn. Two floors were added to the original three in 1919, when a clock tower was constructed as a war memorial. The ...

Bradford Industrial Museum
Moorside Mills
Moorside Road
BD2 3HD Bradford, United Kingdom

Braintree | United Kingdom
Braintree was the home town of two companies famous in the 19th and 20th centuries; Courtaulds and Crittalls Windows. The Museum is the focus for this distinguished industrial heritage in both textiles and engineering. With creativity and skill, the people of the Braintree area shared ideas which ...

Braintree Museum
Braintree Museum Industrial Collection
Manor Street
CM7 3YG Braintree, United Kingdom

Braintree | United Kingdom
The Warner Textile Archive contains a vast selection of over 80,000 silk cloths, brocades and velvets, designs and point papers. It is the second largest collection of its kind in the UK, the largest being located at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Most importantly, virtually all the items ...

Warner Textile Archive
Warners Mill
Silks Way
CM7 3YG Braintree, Essex, United Kingdom

Brecon | United Kingdom
The basin forms the terminus of the 56km Monmouthshire and Brecon canal, one of the most beautiful in Britain. Historically this was the gathering and distribution centre of a range of industrial and agricultural materials including limestone, iron and coal as well as wheat and vegetables. The ...

Brecon Canal Basin
Rich Way
LD3 7 Brecon, United Kingdom

Bridgend | United Kingdom
The blast furnace at Cefn Cribwr, 6 km NW Bridgend, produced iron for about 50 years from its foundation by John Bedford in the 1780s until 1836. Its remains, acquired by the local authority in 1987, have been uncovered and conserved and are now incorporated in Bedford Park. Cefn Cribwr is one of ...

Cefn Cribwr Furnace
Bedford Park Cefn Cribwr Kenfig Hill
Bridgend, United Kingdom

Bridgend | United Kingdom
The Tondu Ironworks site is the best preserved Victorian ironworks in Wales and the area has now been developed into a heritage park attraction for local people, visitors and schoolchildren with excellent facilities for disabled people, families with small children, cyclists and those wishing to ...

Tondu Ironworks
The Engine House
Parc Tondu Maesteg Road Tondu
CF32 9TF Bridgend, United Kingdom

Bridgnorth | United Kingdom
Daniels Mill at Eardington near Bridgnorth is one of the least conventional corn mills in England. Its source of water is a stream little more than 1 km. long which flows from the Potseething Spring to the River Severn. There was a mill on the site in the fifteenth century but the present structure ...

Daniels Mill
WV16 5/BL Bridgnorth, United Kingdom

Brighton & Hove | United Kingdom
The British Engineerium occupies the Goldstone Pumping Station in Hove, built in the Gothic style in 1866, which was part of a water supply system devised by Thomas Hawksley (1807-93). Its first engine was a Woolf compound supplied by Easton & Amos of Southwark, London. In 1872 the water company was ...

The British Engineerium
The Droveway
BN3 7QA Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom

Brighton & Hove | United Kingdom
The first electric railway locomotive was demonstrated in Berlin in 1879 by Werner von Siemens (1816-92) and is now in the Deutsches Museum in Munich. The first public electric railway began to carry passengers along the sea front at Brighton on 4 April 1883, and still operates. It was built by ...

Volk’s Electric Railway
285 Madeira Drive
BN2 1EN Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom

Bristol | United Kingdom
The SS Great Britain was the first ocean-going, iron-hulled, screw-driven vessel, and was the world’s largest ship when she was launched from the dockyard in which she now reposes in 1843. She was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-59) who originally conceived her as a paddle steamer but, at ...

SS Great Britain
Great Western Dockyard Harbourside
BS1 6TY Bristol, United Kingdom

Broadstairs | United Kingdom
The engineer Thomas Crampton (1816-88) was a prolific inventor and built waterworks, railways and telegraph systems all over Europe, but throughout his life he retained links with his native town, the resort of Broadstairs on the coast of Kent, and financed and built its gas and water supply ...

Crampton Tower Museum
The Broadway
CT10 2AB Broadstairs, United Kingdom

Bromborough | United Kingdom
Bromborough Pool Village is one of the most interesting of the communities established by entrepreneurs for their workers, although it is less well-known than Port Sunlight, which lies only 2 km to the north. William Wilson (b 1772) belonged to the Scottish family who established the Wilsontown ...

Bromborough Pool Village
Manor Pl
CH62 Bromborough, United Kingdom

Burnley | United Kingdom
A rare chance to re-live the days when steam ran the world! Whether you´re interested in local or social history, textiles and textile machinery or just looking for an afternoon out with a difference, the sights, sounds and smells of Queen Street help to bring history alive. There´s something to ...

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Harle Syke
BB10 2HX Burnley, United Kingdom

Burnley | United Kingdom
The Weavers´ Triangle is a modern name for an area astride the Leeds and Liverpool Canal that was once at the heart of Burnley´s textile industry. The name was first used in the 1970s, as interest developed in preserving Burnley´s industrial heritage, and refers to the roughly triangular shape of ...

Weavers´ Triangle
85 Manchester Road
BB11 1JZ Burnley, United Kingdom

Burton upon Trent | United Kingdom
The man who invented clogs must have been a brewer. The robust shoes with thick wooden soles were ideal for keeping people´s feet warm and dry on cold, wet brewery floors. Once, the whole of Burton upon Trent used to echo with the clacking of these rough wooden slippers. For the small town in the ...

National Brewery Centre
Horninglow Street
DE14 1NG Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom

Bury | United Kingdom
A trip on the East Lancashire Railway is journey back in time. Opened in 1846 to link the Manchester to Bolton line with Radcliffe. It was a popular passenger and freight route which continued along the Irwell Valley to Rawtenstall. 1972 saw the last passengers travel on the Bury to Rawtenstall ...

East Lancashire Railway
Bolton Street Station
BL9 0EY Bury, United Kingdom

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