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Leigh Spinners still draw water from well
10:00am Thursday 19th September 2013 in News
This week the Journal’s Sophie Arnold goes behind the scenes at Leigh Spinners, which is celebrating 100 years in the town
THE Leigh Spinners' mill still draws its own water from a well.
Placed in the centre of the mill, the well is as deep as the chimney is high and was most useful when the business used to dye carpets.
Now the water is not used in the manufacturing process as much but for the general running of the mill.
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