Saltaire Village, World Heritage Site
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Saltaire Sentinel
DECEMBER edition of
The Sentinel

is now online.
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Saltaire Village World Heritage Site
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Welcome to the Saltaire Village website
Quick intro to Saltaire
Saltaire Village is near Bradford in West Yorkshire, England. It is named after Sir Titus Salt who built a textile mill and this village on the River Aire.In December 2001, Saltaire was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Saltaire is not a monument. People live here - so it is open all the time!

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UNESCOMore about UNESCO, plus the Nomination File, which was Saltaire's submission to UNESCO to be considered for World Heritage Status. The file contains detailed info about Saltaire's history and architecture, plus interesting images. More >

This website is run by volunteers
Tourist info, history, news, community - everything you need to know about Saltaire! This is the only interactive website of Saltaire which relies on the input of the local community. The ads are to try and cover some of the running costs. The website is edited by Pamela Reynolds and run with the help of volunteers. Questions, news, opinion, articles and images are welcomed. Local business can get in touch.
How to get here and what to do
Saltaire is open every day! It's a village where people live. Salts Mill is free to enter and is open every day except Christmas and Boxing day, and New Years Day. How to get here, where to park and what to do >
Saltaire Living Advent Calendar

Saltaire Living Advent Calendar is organised by Saltaire Inspired, a registered charity. Each evening one new window is ‘opened’ (4pm - 10.30pm) in the advent countdown to Christmas. Starts 1st Dec.

  Quick links to the calendar:

Christmas Spirit with Papercrowned
It's December! That can only mean one thing - the countdown to Christmas. More >

Bradford Council Consultation
Looking at how people remember their loved ones in the countryside sites, woodlands and parks. What are your thoughts? More >
Christmas events
Visit Bradford
What's going on in Bradford?
List of Christmas events. More >
Caroline Social Club
Caroline Social Club events, visit their fabulous website >
Caroline Social Club

Victoria Hall Events
Withnail and IRegular events and gigs. Next one: Tuesday 16 December. Saltaire Live presents: Bella Hardy & The Midnight Watch.
Bella Hardy, 2014 winner of Folk Singer of the Year at the BBC folk awards, makes her first Saltaire Live visit.
Find out more about Victoria Hall events >

Shipley Glen Tramway

More information >
Bradford Chorale

Sing Noel: a Christmas Celetration with Carols for All, Saturday 20th December 2014, 7.00 at Northcliffe Church, Bradford Road, Shipley. Tickets from 01274 594659 or from Choir Members.  Price £8.
Saltaire family wedding
World War 1: The Saltaire Story

We honour our soldiers. Follow Colin Coates's research as Saltaire's WW1 story unfolds.


  Quick links:
Visiting Saltaire

We get lots of emails asking if you need to book to come to Saltaire. The answer is "No!" Saltaire is a village where people live.
Lots of useful info here... More >
Where to eat?
Saltaire has a choice of of cafés and restaurants. More >
Visitor Info Centre
Open daily, all year round. Located opposite in Salts Mill, opposite the Church.

Visitor Information Centre
Victoria Road, Saltaire, BD18 3LA.
Tel: 01274 437942

April - September 10.00 - 17.00
October - March 10.00 - 16.00.

Saltaire VIC has been listed as a finalist in the White Rose Tourism Awards for VIC of the Year. 

The awards take place in October so fingers crossed!


Saltaire became a World Heritage Site in 2001, giving it the same status as the pyramids! The Nomination Document explains why Saltaire deserved this status. More>

Need a place to stay?
We advertise local rooms, apartments and cottages. More >
History Club Meeting

The next meeting is on Thursday 4 December 2014, 7pm. The History Club meets every quarter - all welcome. More >

Saltaire Journal

Researched articles relating to Saltaire and its history, available to download to non-commercial parties from this website. More >
The Sentinel
The Saltaire Sentinel
Saltaire Sentinel
The Saltaire Sentinel was established in January 2003 by local resident, James Duncan. It is a monthly news sheet and local news, snippets and stories are welcomed. The deadline for submission is the 20th of each month.

Paper copies are available from various outlets around the village, and the Sentinel is also available online from this website. Back copies of the Sentinel are available from 2006.

Contact the Editor, James Duncan

Read The Saltaire Sentinel


This website is run by volunteers. We do our best! The information may be inaccurate or out of date.

Website designed and maintained by P. A. Reynolds
Copyright, 2006 to present
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