Saltaire Village, World Heritage Site
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Saltaire Sentinel
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Welcome to the Saltaire Village website
Saltaire Festival 2014
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 >

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.
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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.
World War 1: The Saltaire Story
Follow Colin Coates's ongoing research on the WW1 soldiers of Saltaire.
Follow WW1 Saltaire on Twitter.
Saltaire family wedding

A wonderful additional resource for Saltaire: Saltaire Trip Boat

The Saltaire Trip Boat is located at the bottom of Victoria Road, adjacent to The Boat House restaurant and Roberts Park.

The boat is available for private parties. Please speak to the Skipper, or phone 07944 550 488.

 
News
The wedding photo
The contributor's grandparents lived in Saltaire on Shirley Street from the 1940's to the late 80's and are both in the photo. (Sent via email, 7 May 2014). People have been in touch identify some of the folk in the photograph.

UPDATE: See the photo with names.

 
Self guided walk
Coming soon - a self guided walk of Saltaire with history and interesting snippets. Stroll round, be informed, enjoy the sunshine. This free downloadable document will soon be available.
Victoria Hall: August news & events
Victoria HallRead Victoria Hall's newsletter and keep up to date with them on Twitter. More>
  Snippets
 
Saltaire Stories: Update
Plans are underway to create a new partnership committed to improving educational resources about Saltaire. Visitors arriving in our World Heritage Site ask for an interpretation centre. 

Teachers look for help in planning class visits.  Researchers want to visit the Saltaire Archive. More>

 
For tourist information
Follow the Saltaire Tourism link. We aim to be helpful, but if there's anything that's missing or unclear, please let us know so that improvements can be made.
Tourism
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
Email: saltaire.vic@bradford.gov.uk

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!

UNESCO

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
History Club Meeting

The next meeting is on Thursday 5 June, 7pm at the Saltaire Methodist Church. 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
Email: sentinel@saltairevillage.info

Read The Saltaire Sentinel

Disclaimer

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

 
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