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Ellenroad Ring Mill Engine House, Elizabethan Way

Ellenroad Ring Mill Engine House, Elizabethan Way, Newhey, Rochdale OL16 4LG View on map

Engine house, boiler house and 220 feet chimney are all that remain of the 1892 cotton spinning mill. Houses the world's largest steam mill engine and the 1841 Petrie Beam Engine built for Whitelees Woollen Mill.


Opening Arrangements

The engines are run in steam for the public on the first Sundays of each month 11am - 4pm. The engines not run Tuesday 11am - 3pm, Sundays 11am - 3pm.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £5.00
  • Child: under 16 free entry


On A640 adjacent to junction 21 M62 beside Sun Chemical Co Ltd. Rail: Rochdale (approximately 3 miles). Bus: Regular bus service between Rochdale and Oldham Town centres. Metrolink: Manchester to Rochdale - alight at Milnrow or Newhey.

Parking Spaces


Additional parking around the site on hard standing for 30 vehicles.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes