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Access all Areas at Birmingham's Sarehole Mill

Access all Areas at Birmingham's Sarehole Mill

30th March 2011

A new project has improved access to the 200-year-old Grade II listed mill.

Birmingham City Council Cabinest Member for Equalities and Human Resources, Cllr Alan Rudge, will officially open a new viewing platform at Sarehole Mill on Thursday March 32st.

A new platform and gently sloping path improves access to a secluded mill pool to the rear of the 200-year-old Grade II listed mill.

The improvements is access brought about by this £40,000 project also means that all visitors can view the mill machinery at work.

Sarehole Mill is of only two surviving watermills in Birmingham. It is widely believed to have been the inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.

Cllr Rudge said: “This project has demonstrated the City Council’s ongoing commitment to preserving and enhancing its heritage.

 “The new viewing platform means all visitors can now enjoy the full beauty of the mill and I can certainly recommend a visit to this wonderful historic site.”

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