Lister Mills is a stunning collection of Grade II* Listed mills and warehouses which have been carefully restored into new homes, offices, cafés, retail and leisure spaces. Covering an extensive 27 acres, Lister Mills provides over 300 new homes and 200,000 sq ft of mixed use commercial space.
Silk Warehouse was the first phase in the regeneration of the Grade II* Listed Lister Mills. Designed by Latham Architects, and bursting with original features; brickwork, cast iron columns and vaulted ceilings, Silk Warehouse has been restored into 130 new apartments and 19,625 sq ft of ground floor commercial space. Manningham Mills Community Association, based in Unit 1, provides exhibition space, a drop in IT centre, additional meeting room facilities and a fantastic café. Unit 2 is home to Mind the Gap, a performing arts society for the disabled. While Unit 3 offers 3,525 sq ft of commercial space which would suit a variety of businesses.
Phase II, Velvet Mill, which is just across the courtyard, has seen the creation of over 190 homes along with 10,000 sq ft of mixed use commercial space on the ground floor. Designed by David Morley Architects, Velvet Mill offers 2,335 - 6,200 sq ft of commercial space and would make an ideal office. Alternative uses such as showroom or leisure spaces are also suitable subject to planning.
Lister Mills is situated on Lilycroft road, a busy hub of the Manningham community, with plenty of eateries, cafes and local amenities. Lister Mills is approximately 1.5 miles from Bradford city centre, served by regular bus services and a short walk from Frizinghall train station with direct links to Leeds.The beautiful award winning Listers Park is just around the corner should you want an idyllic spot to take your lunch, a quick game of tennis or basketball or just somewhere to stroll.
About Lister Mills
Originally built in 1838 & once the world's largest silk mill, Lister Mills is a stunning collection of Grade II* Listed mills and warehouses dominating the Bradford skyline. Residential apartments & ground floor commercial units brimming with original features nodding to the buildings heritage.
New homes for 2019
Introducing our rooftop penthouses, The Pods at Lister Mills. High on top of the Grade II Listed Velvet Mill — part of Lister Mills in Bradford — these outrageously modern penthouses are a striking contrast to the original mill building from 1838.