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

Contact Details

Robert Williams 01483 252042

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England