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Stockport’s Weir (Wear) Mill, has been acquired by, Capital and Centric, who have a £60m plan for a residential conversion bring 250 flats to the town in its first Greater Manchester project.
The Mill is a Grade II listed former cotton mill located in the heart of Stockport Town Centre at the intersection of the River Mersey and the railway viaduct (listed Grade II*). It was started around 1790 and added to, particularly in 1831 and 1884. In 1840, the Stockport Viaduct was built over the river and over Wear Mill.
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