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 >

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 World Heritage Weekender, 2014
World Heritage WeekenderRev Paul Breeze
The World Heritage Site of Saltaire is hosting its 4th annual celebration of International Sites and Monuments Day on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th April 2014. More, plus programme>
Helen's Springtime Saunters

Helen's Heritage WalksExplore the area's fascinating history. The first walk is part of the Saltaire Heritage Weekend and takes place on Saturday 26 April 10.30 a.m.

A 3-mile circular walk around Shipley Glen and Bracken Hall Green starting with a ride up the Shipley Glen Tramway. More>

WW1: The Saltaire Story
The Lighthouse CodeTo mark the centenary of the start of WW1, local historian, Colin Coates, has researched the brave men of Saltaire who were soldiers in the war.
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Statement of inclusion
This website is inclusive and fair. Support to local business is given free of charge on the proviso of mutual respect.
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...
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Tourist Info Centre
Open daily, all year round. Located opposite in Salts Mill, opposite the Church.
Victoria Road, Saltaire, BD18 3LA.
Tel: 01274 437942
Open April - September 10.00 - 17.00, October - March 10.00 - 16.00.
Guided Walks
There are a number of tour guides in Saltaire, if you fancy learning more about Saltaire's fascinating history.
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Need a place to stay?
We advertise local rooms, apartments and cottages. More >

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>

The Sentinel
History Club Meeting

The next meeting is on Thursday 6 March, 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 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.

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