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Dart Mill

Location Union Rd

Updated December 23, 2016 3:56 PM

Timeline

1908 Built Dart Mill Ltd.

1948 Feb 25th Much to the delight of women workers, but to the consternation of local laundries, at least two cotton mills have decided to install washing machines, and are at present awaiting delivery. Mr F.E. Nelson, managing director of the Dart Mill, who recently saw modern type washing machines in America, hopes to have five or six machines in his own mill. The women will bring their washing to the mill in the morning, and will take it home to be dried and ironed, having been washed for a nominal charge at the mill.

1971 Closed as Cotton Mill.

1975 Jan 20th Bolton textile firm, Dart Yarns of Union Road, is to close - the third textile closure in Bolton announced this year.

1985 Demolished.

1980s D and S Foods occupied part of site.

2016 Site of Tata Steel.

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