Lower Kem Mill Bleaching & Printing Works

Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, Lancs. UK

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The site of Lower Kem Mill works is currently being excavated by volunteer workers. The site was formerly a dyeing and printing works for cloth produced in nearby Weaving Mills.

1880 Inquest on the death of William Withnell -The Preston Guardian

1914 Huge fire at Whittle-le-Woods, Kem Mill Printworks destroyed - Chorley Guardian.

Site photographs

Old photo of site approx 1910 View South. May 2000 View South. May 2000

View North. May 2000

Last update 02 June 2000