Salts Mill & 1853 Gallery

Contact Details:

Salts Mill, Victoria Road, Saltaire, BD18 3LA
01274531163
[email protected]

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  • Accessibility & Facilities

    • Accessible toilet
    • Cafe on site
    • Free parking
    • Restaurant on site
    • Toilets
  • Opening Hours

    Monday

    Closed all day

    Tuesday

    Closed all day

    Wednesday

    10:00 - 17:00

    Thursday

    10:00 - 17:00

    Friday

    10:00 - 17:00

    Saturday

    09:30 - 18:00

    Sunday

    09:30 - 18:00

Salts Mill & 1853 Gallery

Salts Mill is set in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Saltaire. The Grade II Listed historic mill building was built in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt along with the village to house his workers. The whole area is of architectural and historical interest.

1853 Gallery David Hockney
Salts Mill is home to one of the largest collections of David Hockney’s art. On the ground floor you will find the 1853 Gallery which houses a permanent exhibition of works by David Hockney.

Gallery 2 and the Saltaire Exhibition
On the second floor beyond Salts Book and Poster Shop is Gallery 2 and the Saltaire Exhibition. Gallery 2 has a collection of work by Henry Marvell Carr R.A entitled “The Textile Process” and Simon Palmer’s collection of Saltaire paintings and drawings. At the rear of the gallery is the Saltaire Exhibition which is a fascinating exhibition which explores Saltaire’s history from 1853 to the present day.

Shopping
If you enjoy shopping then take time to explore the many independent shops in the mill which include everything from bikes to antiques. Stroll around the Salts Book and Poster shop and browse in The Home a luxury home ware and furniture shop.

Cafes and Restaurants
A popular choice with locals and visitors alike is Salts Diner, found on the second floor. If you just fancy a coffee visit The Espresso Bar (go through the Diner and turn left). On the third floor is Salts Mill’s excellent fish restaurant, café in the Opera (open Wed – Sun 10:00 – 17:00).