Mills of Oldham






Built by
Built*
Mill Name and Address
Closed*
Architect






1764
Thorp Mill, Thorp Clough, Royton
1788

John Lees
1776
Acre Mill, Acre Lane, Oldham
1932

Thomas Ashton
1776
Bank Mill, Crossley Bridge, Chadderton
c1895

Joel Hallliwell
1776
Clough Mill, Chadderton
c1800


1777
Holebottom Mill, Yorkhshire Street, Oldham
1880


1777
Wallshaw Mill, Wallshaw Street, Oldham
1933


1777
Waterloo Mill, Waterloo Road, Oldham
1900


1777
Woodbrook Mill, Woodbrook Road, Springhead
1852


1778
Hall Street Mill, Fleet Street, Royton
1900


1778
Lees Mill, Waterhead



1780
Bower Mill, Henshaw Lane, Chadderton
c1900


1781
Gatehead Mill, Delph New Road, Delph
1789


1783
Hopkin Mill, Nether Lees
1941


1783
Peter Mill, later Lowbrook, Strinesdale
1848

Wm. Heywood?
1789
Cowlishaw/ Victoria Mill, Scowcroft Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1940


1789
Moss Hey/Ivor Mill, Beal Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1972


1789
Old Brox Mill, Rochdale Road, Shaw and Crompton
1819

James Milne
1790
Brook (later Crompton Fold Mill), Buckstones Road,
c1852


1790
King Street Mill, King Street, Oldham
1908

John Kershaw
1791
Copster Mill (also called Copsterhill Mill), Hollins Road
1879


1791
Dowry Mill, Lees/Waterhead
1929


1791
Stockfield Mill, Chadderton
1869


1792
Pastures Mill, Pastures Lane, Scouthead
1900


1793
Yew Tree Mill, Thorns Clough, Diggle
1852


1794
Top o' th' Meadows Mill, Strinesdale, Oldham
1840


1795
Bankside Mill, Manchester Road, Oldham
1870


1800
Clough Mill, Mark Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1990


1800
Glodwick Mill, Gartside Street, Oldham
1934
Thomas Mitchell

1800
Medlock Mill, Hartford Street, Oldham
1932
Woodhouse & Potts

1801
Waterhead Mill,(Lower Mill) Millbottom, Waterhead



1803
Vineyard Mill, Vineyard Street, Oldham
1867


1807
Austerland Mill, Huddersfield Road, Austerland
1884


1807
Greave Street Mill, (late Vale)
1930


1807
Springhill Mill, Waterhead
1960


1808
Water Street (Bottom) Mill, Water Street, Oldham
1900


1810
Derker Mills, Derker
1966


1817
Greenbank (No 1) Mill, Greengate Road, Oldham
1956


1818
Springhey Mill, Buckley Street, Chadderton



1818
Shaw Edge Mill, Oldham Road, Shaw
1845


1819
Old Brox (Rebuilt) Mill, Rochdale Road, Shaw and Crompton
1906


1820
Shaw Mill, Newton, Shaw and Crompton
1890


1820
Union Mill, Royton



1821
Rose Hill, Waterhead



1821
Werneth Mill, Manchester Road, Oldham
1960


1824
Flat Top Mill, Bow Street, Oldham
1868


1824
Fountain Mill, Stampstone Street, Oldham
1953


1824
Lowerhouse Mill, Barry Street, Oldham
1889


1824
Pew Nook Mill, Manchester Road, Oldham
1854


1826
Newroyd Mill, Newroyd Road, Waterhead
1958


1827 Bank Top Mill, Edward Street, Oldham
1872 E Potts

1830
Springhill Mill, Middleton Royton
1914


1832
Beal Mill, Beal Lane
c1875
Unknown

1832
Cocker Mill/Diamond Rope Works, Cocker Mill Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1994


1832
Sandy Mill, Sandy Lane, Royton



1832
Shaw Side/ Irk Mill, Oldham Road, Shaw and Crompton
1980


1834
German Mill, Derker Street, Oldham
1932


1834
Park Mill, Milnrow Road, Shaw and Crompton
1991


1835
Clough Mill, Mark Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1934


1836
Mumps Mill, Coronation Street, Oldham
1954


1836
Newbreck Mill, Huddersfield Road, Oldham
1933


1836
Waterside Mill, Waterside, Greenfield



1836
Windsor formerly the Egyptian Mill, Wellyhole Street, Oldham



1837
Moorhey Mill, Moorhey Street, Oldham
1900


1837
New Earth Mill, New Earth Street, Oldham
1894


1838
Mount Pleasant Mill, Lees Road, Oldham
1914


1838
Travis Mill, Holden Fold Lane, Royton
1897


1838
Turf Lane Mill, Turf Lane, Royton
1930


1838
Woodend Mill, Smallbrook Road, Shaw and Crompton
1920


1840
Primrose Bank Mill, Primrose Bank, Oldham
1927


1840
Wren's Nest Mill, Smallbrook Road, Shaw
1920


1843
Bangor Mill, (was Crimble Mill), Crimbles Street, Oldham
1942


1844
Bankside New Mill, Bankside Street, Oldham
1900


1844
Firwood Mill, Chadderton
c1935


1844
Garland Mill, Bleasby Street, Oldham
1957


1844
Gravel Mill, Fleece Street, Oldham
1935


1844
Shaw Lane Mill, High Street, Shaw and Crompton
1900


1844
Victoria Mill, Bleasby Street, Oldham
1896

1846
Hargreaves Mill, Hargreaves Street, Oldham
1970


1846
New Mill, Rochdale Road, Shaw and Crompton
1884


1846
Springhill Mill, Thornham Road, Shaw and Crompton
1938


1847
Busk Mill, Chadderton
1931


1847
Brook Mill, Chamber Road, Millgate, Oldham
1935


1848
Union Mill, Fielding Street, Oldham
1966


1849
Exchange Mill, Exchange Street, Oldham
1907


1850
Albert Mill, Albert Street, Failsworth
1929


1850
Parkfield Mill, Ripponden Road, Moorside, Oldham
1955


1850
Wood Mill, Wallshaw Street, Oldham
1880


1852
Lyon Mill, Shaw and Crompton
1929


1852
Paradise Mill, Bleasley Street, Oldham
1932


1853
Brook (No 2) Mill, Chamber Road, Millgate, Oldham
1970
J W Firth

1853
Osbourne Mill, Robinson Street, Chadderton
1973
Robert Ogden & Co

1853
Wellington Mill, Chew Valley Road, Greenfield
1932


1854
German Mill, Louvain Street, Failsworth
1929


1854
Victoria Mill, Chadderton



1855
Booth Hill Mill, Booth Hill Lane, Oldham
1969


1855
Greenbank (No 2) Mill, Greengate Road, Oldham
1956


1855
Featherstall Mill, Chadderton Way
1939


1857
West End Mill, Chadwick Street, Oldham
1937


1858
Forge Mill, Stock Lane, Chadderton
1940


1860
Acorn Mill, Union Street, Chadderton
1916


1860
Alder Root Mill, Cowhill, Chadderton
1883


1860
Alliance Mill, Willow Street, Oldham
1940


1860
Earl Mill, Hathershaw

P S Stott

1860
Export Mill, Chadderton Way, Oldham
1923


1860
Grange Vale Mill, West End Street, Oldham
1929


1860
Boundary Mill, Chadderton
c1932


1860
Melbourne Mill, Chadderton
1959


1860
Royal Albert Mill, Derker Street, Oldham
1914


1860
Springfield Mill, Chadderton
1937


1860
Vale Mill, Chadderton
1959


1860
Townfield Mill, Townfield Street, Oldham
1883


1861
Crown Mill, Bentinck Street, Oldham
1926
Stott

1861
Avon (Landsdowne) Mill, Crompton Street, Chadderton
1937


1861
Oxford Mill, Charles/Suthers Street, Oldham
1968
Stott & Sons

1861
Sun Mill, Chadderton
1959


1861
Vale/Crompton Spinning Co. Beal Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1934


1862
Belgian Mill, Blackshaw Lane, Royton
1931


1862
Moss Mill, Higginshaw Lane, Royton
1920
Stott & Sons

1862
Rushbank Mill, Frederick Street, Chadderton
1935


1862
Stockfield Mill, Chadderton
1954


1863
Butler Green Mill, Chadderton
1935


1863
Oak Mill, Moor Street, Shaw and Crompton
1937


1863
Sandy Lane Mill, Rochdale Road, Shaw and Crompton
1975


1865
Albert Mill, Cromford Street, Derker
1981


1865
Spring Vale Mill, Chadderton
1937


1865
Vale Mill, Beal Lane, Shaw
1934


1865
Waverley Mill, Milne Street, Chadderton
c1900


1865
Windsor Mill, Windsor Street, Oldham
1935


1866
Glebe Mill, Chadderton
1970


1868
Alexandra Mill, Acre Lane, Oldham

N Rucroft

1869
Clarence Mill, Chadderton



1869
Melrose Mill, Chadderton
1935
A H Stott

1870
Chamber St, Mission Hall, Oldham

Stott

1870
Gravel Hole Mill, Windsor Street, Oldham
1959


1870
Holyrood Mill, Windsor Street, Oldham
c1920
Stott

1870
Spring Mill, Chadderton
1953


1871
Apex Mill, Green Lane, Chadderton
1928


1871
Bedford Mill, Holt Street, Oldham
1916
Woodhouse & Potts

1871
Green Lane Mill, Green Lane, Chadderton



1871
Havelock Street Mill, Havelock Street, Oldham
1885


1871
Royal Mill, Featherstall Road North, Oldham
1939


1871
Willowbank Mill, Granville Street, Oldham
1959


1873
Osbourne Mill, Waddington Street, Chadderton
1954
A H Stott

1874
Greenbank (No 3) Mill, Greengate Road, Oldham
1956


1874
Grimshaw Mill, Chadderton
c1930


1874
Hollinwood Mill, Gas Street, Failsworth
1933


1874
Honeywell Mill, Ashton Road, Oldham
1939
Stott

1874
Junction Mill, Chadderton
1955


1874
Livingstone Mill, Oldham Road, Springhead
1929


1874
Oak Mill, Spencer Street, Chadderton
1929
J Stott

1874
United Mill, Suffolk Street, Chadderton
1959


1875
Abbey Mill, Neville Street, Oldham
1934
Stott & Sons

1875
Bank Top Mill, Edmund Street, Oldham



1875
Broadway Mill, Goddard St and Scottfield Road, Oldham
1936
J Stott

1875
Coldhurst Mill, Rochdale Road, Oldham
1922
Stott

1875
Equitable Mill, Huddersfield Road, Oldham
1929
E Potts

1875
Firs/Gladstone Mill, Oldham Road, Failsworth
1945
Stott

1875
Greenacres Mill, Huddersfield Road, Littlemoor
1939
E Potts

1875
Hathershaw Mill, Hollins Road, Oldham
1907
E Potts

1875
Henshaw Mill, Henshaw Street, Oldham
1970
E Potts

1875
Meadow Mill, Hobson Street, Failsworth
1956

1875
Mills Hill Mill, Chadderton



1875
Northmoor Spinning Mill, Westhulme Street, Royton
1929
E Potts

1875
Prince of Wales Mill, North Road, Derker
1933
E Potts

1875
Shaw Spinning, Salts Street, Shaw and Crompton
1972
J Wild

1875
Smallbrook Mill, Nolan Street, Shaw and Crompton
1964
J Wild

1875
Springfield Mill, Chadderton
1982


1875
Swan Mill, Chadderton
1959


1875
Westwood Mill, Well Street, Oldham
1932


1875
Willowbank Mill, Granville Steet, Oldham
1959


1876
Moorfield Mill, Durden Street, Shaw
1950
J Stott

1878
Anchor Mill, Daisy Street, Oldham
1903
Stott

1878
Alma Mill, Scottfield Street, Oldham
1917
Stott

1878
Hawthorn Mill, Chadderton
c1930


1878
Sandy Lane (No 2) Mill, Rochdale Road, Shaw and Crompton
1975


1880
Gravelgate Mill, Magdalene Street, Chadderton
1935


1880
Pine Mill, Sherwood Street, Oldham
1941
Stott

1880
Werneth Mill, Henley Street, Oldham
1947
Stott

1881
Anchor Mill, Westwood

Stott

1881
Belgrave (No 1) Mill, Honeywell Lane, Oldham
1971
Potts, Pickup & Dixon

1881
Diamond Mill, Diamond Street, Oldham

Stott

1881
Oldham and Lees Spinning Company Ltd, Waterhead Mill, Oldham
1888
Stott

1881
Olive Mill, Quebec Street, Oldham
1945
Stott

1881
Summervale Mill, Fletcher Street, Oldham
c1940
Stott

1881
Anchor Mill, Westwood

Stott

1882
Broadway Mill, Goddard Street, Oldham
1890
Stott

1882
Gresham Mill, Main Road, Oldham
1960
Stott

1882
Textile Mill, Cobden Lane, Chadderton
1927
Potts, Pickup & Dixon

1882
Wrigley Head Mill, George Street, Failsworth
1959


1883
Commercial Mill, Falcon Street, Oldham

Stott

1883
Albany Mill, North Road, Oldham
1935
A H Stott & Sons

1883
Albion Mill, Bradshaw Street, Oldham
1938
Stott

1883
Ash Mill, Jubilee Street, Shaw and Crompton
1985
Wild & Collins

1883
Duke Mill, Refuge Street, Shaw and Crompton
1885
J Stott

1883
Ivy Mill, Crown Street, Failsworth
1921
FW Dixon & Son

1884
Oldham Albion Mill, Under Lane, Chadderton
1934
Wild, Collins

1884
Cromford Mill, Cromford Street, Oldham
1916


1884
Duchess Mill, Refuge Street, Shaw and Crompton
1960
Wild & Collins

1884
Gordon Mill, Chadderton
1959


1884
Lees Brook Mill, High Street, Lees
1963
Stott

1884
Lansdowne Mill, Crompton Street, Chadderton
1885
Stott

1884
Fern Mill, Siddall Street, Shaw
1941
Stott

1884
New Mill, Rochdale Road, Shaw and Crompton
1926


1884
Palm Mill, Stocks Lane, Chadderton
1926
Potts, Pickup & Dixon

1884
Vale Mills, Clegg Street, Oldham
1907
Stott

1885
Belgrave Mill, Hathershaw

Potts, Pickup and Dixon

1885
Chadderton Mill, Chadderton
2000
P S Stott

1885
Falcon Mill, Victoria Street, Chadderton
1959
P S Stott

1885
Glenby Mill, Chadderton
1959


1885
Granville Mill, Prince Charlie Street, Derker
1954
Stott & Sons

1885
Rose Mill, Chadderton
1946


1886
Beal Mill, George Street, Oldham
1889
Stott

1886
Coldhurst Mill, Rochdale Road, Oldham

J Stott

1886
Greenbank (No 4)Mill, Greengate Road, Oldham
1956
Potts, Pickup & Dixon

1887
Norman Mill, Boundary Street, Royton
1931


1887
Ruby Mill, Vincent Street, Oldham
1894
Stott

1888
North St Mills, off Rochdale Road, Oldham

Stott

1889
Beal Mill, George Street, Oldham
1933
J Stott

1889
Richmond Mill, Chadderton 1976
Stott

1890
Lion Mill, Royton

Wild, Collins & Wild

1890
Elm Mill, Linney Lane, Shaw Changed name to Newby Mill
1919
J Stott

1890
Holly Mill, Flake Lane, Royton
1941


1891
Brook Mill, Millgate, Hollinwood, Oldham
1935
Stott

1891
Moorside and Parkfield Mills, Ripponden Road, Oldham
1960
Stott

1891
Parkside (No 2) Mill, Edge Lane Street, Oldham
1928
Stott & Sons

1897
Failsworth Mill, Ashton Road West, Failsworth
1959


1897
King Mill, Crompton Street, Royton
1959
Collins & Wild

1897
Vine Mill, Royton



1898
Nile Mill, Fields New Road, Chadderton
1960
P S Stott

1898
Owl Mill, New Street, Lees
1956
Collins & Wild

1900
Zenith Mill, Worthington Street, Oldham
1950


1901
Bees Mill, Shaw Road, Royton
1964
Wild, Collins & Wild

1901
Dawn Mill, Eastway, Shaw and Crompton
2006
P S Stott

1901
Delta Mill, Royton
1979


1901
Gem Mill, Fields New Road, Chadderton
2008


1901
Lark Mill, Chadderton
1938


1902
Magnet Mill, Denton Lane, Chadderton
1966
F W Dixon

1903
Baytree Mill, Chadderton
1985
Stott & Sons

1903
Butler Green Mill, Wallis Street, Chadderton
1922
Stott

1903
Glen Street, Wellyhole Street, Oldham
1938


1903
Majestic Mill, Dunham Street, Lees
1982
F W Dixon

1903
Monarch Mill, Jones Street, Royton

F W Dixon

1904
Asia Mill, Chadderton
1981


1904
Lily Mills, Linney Lane, Shaw
1969
G Stott

1904
Marple Mill, Cardwell Street, Oldham

P S Stott

1904
Park Mill, Bleasdale Street, Royton
1962
 E Potts

1904
Regent Mill, Princess Street, Farnsworth
1916


1905
Athens Mill, Brook Lane, Lees
1933


1905
Heron Mill, Hollinwood, Oldham
1960
P S Stott

1905
Fernhurst Mill, Chadderton
1964
P S Stott

1905
Laurel Mill, Chadderton
c1966


1905
Marlborough Mill, Mellor Road, Failsworth
1955
P S Stott


1905
Malta Mill, Mills Hill Road, Chadderton
1963


1905
Mona Mill, Chadderton
1959
P S Stott

1906
Durban Mill, Oldham



1906
Grange Mill, West End Street, Oldham
1907
Stott

1906
Grape Mill, Royton

T W Jenkins

1906
Manor Mill, Victoria Street, Chadderton
1990
G Stott

1906
Oak View Mills, off Manchester Road, Greenfield, Saddleworth
1914
Stott

1906 Ramsey Mill, Chadderton
1934


1906
Regent Mill, Failsworth
1958
G Stott

1906
Roy Mill, Rochdale Road, Royton
1941
P S Stott

1906
Smallbrook Mill, Nolan Street, Shaw
c1940
Stott

1907
Agyll Mill, Holt Lane, Failsworth
1962
F W Dixon & Sons

1907
Belgrave (No 2) Mill, Honeywell Lane, Oldham
1969
F W Dixon & Sons

1907
Devon Mill, Chapel Road, Oldham
1961
Stott

1907
Bank Top Mill, Edmund Street, Oldham

Stott

1907
Iris Mill, Hollins Road, Oldham
1962
Potts, Son & Hennings

1907
Kent Mill, Victoria Street, Chadderton
1937
Stott

1907
Ram Mill, Osbourne Street, Chadderton - Pair of Mills (Orb)
1971
A H Stott

1907
Rutland Mill, Linney Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1993
F W Dixon & Sons

1907
Orb Mill, Waddington Street, Chadderton
1971
P S Stott

1907
Raven Mill, Chadderton
1959
P S Stott

1907
Rome Mill, Walker Lane, Springhead, Lees
1928
G Stott

1907
Royd Mill, Chambers Road, Oldham

A J Howcroft

1907
Elm/Newby Mill, Linney Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1993
F W Dixon & Son

1908
Booth Hill Mill, Booth Hill Lane, Oldham



1908
Hawk Mill, Store Street, Shaw and Crompton
1991
A Turner

1908
Devon Mill, Chapel Road, Oldham

G Stott

1908
Gorse Mill, Chadderton
1959
P S Stott

1908
Fox Mill, Hollinwood
1992


1908
Kent Mill, Chadderton
1994 G Stott

1908
Marlborough Mill 2, Mellor Street, Failsworth
1955
P S Stott

1908
Mersey Mill, Mersey Road, Failsworth
1969
F W Dixon & Son

1908
Orme Mill, Waterhead, Oldham
1960
F W Dixon & Son

1908
Royton Ring Mill, Industry Street, Royton

P S Stott

1908
Rugby Mill, Gorse Street, Chadderton
1985
F W Dixon & Son

1908
Trent Mill, Duchess Street, Shaw and Crompton
1969
F W Dixon & Son

1910
Belgrave (No 3) Mill, Honeywell Lane, Oldham
1960
F W Dixon & Son

1912
Osbourne Mill 2, Waddington Street, Chadderton
1968
P S Stott

1914
Ace Mill, Whitegate Lane, Chadderton
1967
P S Stott

1914
Belgrave (No 4) Mill, Honeywell Lane, Oldham
1969
F W Dixon & Son

1914
Wye Mill, Napier Street, Shaw and Crompton
1959
A Turner & Son

1916
Central Mill, Woodstock Street, Oldham
1956
Stott

1918
Lily (No.2) Mill, Linney Lane, Shaw and Crompton
1918
G Stott

1918
Napier Mill, Atkinson Street, Oldham
1919
Stott

1918
Vale Mill, Beal Lane, Shaw
1925
Stott

1919 Lilac Mill, Beal Lane, Shaw
1966 P S Stott

1920
Cairo Mill, Alice Street, Waterhead
1960


1924
Osbourne Mill, Robinson Street, Chadderton
1954
Stott

1925
Wye (No 2) Mill, Napier Street, Shaw and Crompton
1974
A Turner & Son

1926 Elk Mill, Royton
1999


















*some dates are an aproximation and not complete



Sources: Internet Wikipedia, Mills of Oldham, Royton, Chadderton, Failsworth, The Spinning Web.
The Cotton Mills of Oldham by Duncan Gurr & Julian Hunt.  Stotts & Sons Architects, Philip Lees

Last amended 07 January 2017