|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
Saltaire mills from the Leeds and Liverpool Canal
|Location||West Yorkshire, England|
|Criteria||Cultural: ii, iv|
|Inscription||2001 (25th Session)|
|Buffer zone||1,078 ha|
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Saltaire is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the City of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The site is a complete and well-preserved industrial village of the second half of the 19th century. It has textile mills, public buildings and workers' housing.
History[change | change source]
In time, the new village grew to over 800 dwellings.
In 1933, the village was sold the Bradford Property Trust. The mill closed down in 1986.
In 2001, Saltaire was named a World Heritage Site.
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Media related to Saltaire at Wikimedia Commons