Tuesday, 27 September 2011
Saltaire Visitor Information Centre
After years of campaigning and many false starts, I am pleased to say that Saltaire now has a 'proper' Visitor Information Centre to assist the thousands of visitors that come to explore the World Heritage Site. It is magnificently housed in the part of Salts Mill that used to be Sir Titus Salt's private quarters (though he actually lived in Crow Nest near Halifax). I understand at one time this room was a dining room and it later became the company's boardroom. It still has a grand fireplace and the furniture has been brought out of storage from Bradford's City Hall.
C H Wood archive) is especially absorbing. They could do with a better selection of postcards though. I'm thinking of asking for a commission!