Historic mill in Stockport provides inspiration for new housing and community

CGI from BDP of Weir Mill development in Stockport

Architects and engineering practice BDP is moving ahead with designs for a mixed use, 253-home development at Weir Mill, Stockport having been given approval for the scheme by Stockport Council.

The plans for client Capital & Centric, include restoration of the mill buildings and the construction of two new buildings to create a thriving new community.

The news follows a report by Historic England suggesting that vacant mills in the north of England could provide up to 9,000 new homes.