Salts Mill

A tour of the mill

Inside Salts Mill

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Monday to Friday 10am to 5.30pm

Saturday & Sunday 10am to 6.00pm

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Our latest exhibitions, The Arrival of Spring by David Hockney, and People and Process: a History of Salts are both open on the third floor Mon – Fri 10-4:30 and Sat and Sun 10-5:30. Café in to the Opera is open Weds –Sun and Salts Diner is open 7 days as normal.

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Directions

Saltaire is 4 miles north of Bradford, 15 minutes from the M606 and the motorway network.

Follow the brown road signs from the motorway.

The Saltaire train station is just across the road from the Mill. It takes 15 minutes toLeeds or Bradford.

London to Leeds by train is a two and a quarter hour journey.

The nearest airport is Leeds/Bradford airport - 5 miles away.

Sat nav users: entering our correct postcode brings you into the wrong side of the Mill for the car park. Instead, please set your Sat Nav to BD17 7EF. When it tells you you've reached your destination, keep going along Salts Mill Road following the brown signs - you'll pass a big red brick chimney on your left as you cross the canal and The Waterfront, an office building, on your right, then you'll see the mill at the end of the road.

Proceed through the gates into the Salts visitors car park on the right.

For additional information or help please call 01274 531163 during opening hours

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Opening times

Most, though not all, of the Mill is open 7 days a week. Different areas have different opening hours, outlined below. If there's something very specific you want to see, feel free to call and check first on 01274 531163.

Monday to Friday 10am to 5.30pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am to 6.00pm

On the third floor, with The Arrival of Spring by David Hockney and People & Process are open Mon-Fri 10-4:30 and Sat and Sun 10-5:30. Café in to the Opera, also on the third floor, is open Weds – Sun, though Salts Diner is open 7 days.

The Mill is closed Christmas Day, Boxing day and New Years Day. Early closing on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve - please see noticeboard.

ADMISSION & PARKING FREE

Diner Open 7 days

10:00AM - 5:30PM

Last food orders: 4:30PM

The normal opening times of "The Cafe into the Opera" are as follows:

WED - SUN - 10:00AM - 4:00PM (5pm weekends) and Bank Holidays

MON - TUES - closed

Drinks and cakes from 10am, lunch served 11:30-3:30

Important Information for Visitors

Please feel free to phone for information 01274 531163 or to make a booking at Salts Diner or Cafe in to the Opera 01274 530533

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Upcoming events

Coming up:

  • 29th August - Prashad in the Bookshop
  • 5th September - Salt & Silver Event with Jim Greenhalf
  • 15th September - Nurses Event in the Cafe into the Opera
  • 16th - 20th September - The Silent Wild by Diane Howse

The Silent Wild by Diane Howse

As part of the 2015 Saltaire Festival, we’re thrilled to present The Silent Wild by Diane Howse.The Silent Wild is a mysteriously intriguing installation featuring image, sound, performance and film, presented in the stunning Roof Space at Salts. Howse has brought together a team of creatives to explore the work of the Brontes and the powerful links between their Haworth home and Salts Mill.

This installation will be in place for 5 days only, Weds September 16 – Sunday September 20th, 11am-4pm

Come and Meet PRASHAD at Salts

Kaushy Patel will be here with her son Bobby on Saturday 29th August to sign copies of her new book Prashad at Home, a perfect gift for the many fans of their famous Indian vegetarian restaurants.

Salt and Silver Event

Saturday September 5th 11.30 am, Salts Mill

Celebrate with us the long-awaited publication of the new edition of Salt and Silver. This fascinating book is the only account of Salts Mill which encompasses both Titus Salt and Jonathan Silver, the two dynamic and creative personalities behind it. The author, Jim Greenhalf, will be here to talk about his book and the inspiration behind it. He will be signing copies afterwards and rarely-seen items from Salts Mill archives will be on display for those attending the event.

Tickets cost £5.00 available from the 1853 Gallery, Salts Mill (01274 531163)and are redeemable against the price of the book.

Refreshments are included.

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Salts Mill in Association with the Saltaire Festival is Proud to Present:
Three Nurses
By Hattie Townsend

A celebration in words, music and afternoon tea

Come and join us in the Café into the Opera on Tuesday September 15th at 3.00 pm for an afternoon of captivating entertainment, wonderful music, delicious food and sparkling wine.

Tickets £16.00 (no concessions) available from the 1853 Gallery (01274 531163), Saltaire Visitor Information Centre and online at the festival website

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Noticeboard

As part of the 2015 Saltaire Festival, we’re thrilled to present The Silent Wild by Diane Howse.The Silent Wild is a mysteriously intriguing installation featuring image, sound, performance and film, presented in the stunning Roof Space at Salts. Howse has brought together a team of creatives to explore the work of the Brontes and the powerful links between their Haworth home and Salts Mill.

This installation will be in place for 5 days only, Weds September 16 – Sunday September 20th, 11am-4pm

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Upcoming exhibitions

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Group bookings

School parties and other groups are welcome to visit Salts Mill.

Please contact us in advance to book.

01274 531163

Information sheet

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Disabled access

Disabled parking and access – come along Salts Mill Road, pass the ‘Visitors Parking’ sign and continue past the chimney where you will see a glass canopy with disabled parking spaces. Level access to all public areas and the lift is through the tunnel opposite these parking spaces.

Galleries

1853 gallery

... access to all floors from lift in 1853 gallery.

gallery 2

... includes the history exhibition.

Saltaire history exhibition

... currently exhibited in gallery 2.

1853

... the U.K.'s only permanent David Hockney exhibition..