Former Chapel Mills, American Wharf, Elm Street - Southampton, City of (UA)

Rare survival of former steam mill, 1781 and 1800, built to produce ship's biscuits for the Navy. Built of brick with mainly concrete tiled roofs. Now partly used as a sail loft and part vacant, suffering from a backlog of maintenance. Emergency repairs carried out and Planning Permission granted for repair and residential conversion but repairs to building not yet implemented.

Former Chapel Mills, American Wharf, Elm Street - Southampton, City of (UA)
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Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHAPEL MILLS, AMERICAN WHARF
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1091968
    Local Planning Authority:
    Southampton, City of (UA)
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Food and drink industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Former Chapel Mills
    Street Name:
    Elm Street
    Locality:
    Southampton
    Unitary Authority:
    Southampton, City of (UA)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Southampton, Itchen
    Region:
    South East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Part occupied/part in use
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Commercial company, multiple owners