Introducing the Club

Salts Mill and allotments

The Club shares historical information through meetings and events, a Facebook page and group, newsletters, publications, this website and the Saltaire village website.

The Club encourages research by assisting researchers, through our research pages, and by highlighting new work in our social media and publications.

The Club supports the Saltaire Collection by depositing new research in the Collection, by encouraging donations, and through the hard work of many who are active both in the Club and in volunteering at the Collection.

The Club defends Saltaire's heritage by paying close and critical attention to developments in Saltaire, and by taking action where necessary.

Thursday 6 March at 7.30PM

It’s 250 years since Five Rise locks opened. So what better subject for our next, face-to-face quarterly meeting than our local canals?

Our guest speaker will be Colin Thunhurst, an expert on the Leeds Liverpool Canal and its little sister, the Bradford Canal.

Full details will be in a Club newsletter nearer the time.

Fireside chats - monthly research Zoom meetings from January to April

Next online meetomg Thursday 18 April

We've had the first three of of four monthly online 'fireside chats' where local historians tell us something about their research into Saltaire and share some tips about how to go about doing research and accessing a wide range of sources of information.

Our next meeting is Caroline Perry talking about 'Saltaire's hospital and almshouses', a fascinating story of medical provision in an age before the NHS

All meetings are online using Zoom - details are available on our Meetings page

Visit other World Heritage Sites

20th anniversary logoIn 2021 Saltaire celebrated 20 years of being inscribed as a World Heritage site. It did so alongside two other British sites Derwent Valley Mills and New Lanark - that represent Britain's unique industrial history.
Derwent Valley Mills logo
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Upcoming events

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Defending heritage

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Browse our growing collection of historical images of Saltaire

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