Swan Lane Mill No. 3, Higher Swan Lane - Bolton

Cotton spinning mill, designed by Stott and Sons of Oldham in 1914. Part of a complex of three. Unusually tall, eight storeys high (six plus a double attic). At the time of completion of the second mill, the complex is said to have formed the largest spinning mill in the world. The building is in a poor condition, with a large number of windows missing, water penetration and widespread vegetation growth.

Swan Lane Mill No. 3, Higher Swan Lane - Bolton
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    SWAN LANE MILL NUMBER 3
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1388071
    Local Planning Authority:
    Bolton
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Textile industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Swan Lane Mill No. 3
    Street Name:
    Higher Swan Lane
    County:
    Greater Manchester
    District / Borough:
    Bolton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Bolton South East
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Commercial company