Bedford Street Lock and Mellor's Millers on the Caldon Canal, Hanley

Move your pointing device over the image to zoom to detail. If using a mouse click on the image to toggle zoom.
When in zoom mode use + or - keys to adjust level of image zoom.

Date:October 1963

Description:This photograph was taken from the Bedford Street Locks (locks 1 and 2) looking north along the Caldon Canal towards Mellor' Mills wharf and works. The canal bends sharply round to the left towards the junction with the Trent & Mersey Canal at the Summit Lock and Etruria Industrial Museum. The spoil tip on the left belongs to Shelton Bar Iron and Steelworks. At the extreme edge are the furnaces of the steelworks.

Mellor's Mill has been demolished and is now the site of housing on James Brindley Close. On the left behind the brick wall was the site of the early 19th Century hospital and dispensary, one of the first hospitals in The Potteries.

View Location


Link to this resource

Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/168-17 (204/38342)

Copyright information: Copyrights to all resources are retained by the individual rights holders. They have kindly made their collections available for non-commercial private study & educational use. Re-distribution of resources in any form is only permitted subject to strict adherence to the usage guidelines.