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The Knockando Woolmill Trust

The Knockando Woolmill Trust was set up in 2000 in order to rescue the Woolmill. The aim of the Trust is to ensure the Woolmill survives for the next 200 years. We want to:

• Restore the buildings and machinery;
• Continue to produce cloth;
• Train a new generation of people to card, spin and weave;
• Share the Woolmill experience with as many people as possible.

We shall raise money for the capital restoration project. Once this is completed, we shall form an operating company to run the restored site. This will include the production of cloth on the old and some newer machinery, better access and facilities for visitors, the interpretation of the site and practical education and training in textile and heritage engineering skills.

We are looking towards a sustainable future for the Mill, not only financially but also environmentally. We shall try to keep our carbon footprint as small as possible by using renewable energy, recycled water and minimising the use of chemicals, etc.

Our philosophy is to restore the site by doing as much as is necessary but changing as little as possible. We want to keep the unique ‘feel’ of the place – the sights, sounds and smells of a small working woollen mill. We want to share the thrill of seeing cloth grow as it is being made in the loom and know that a piece of history has been produced

Knockando Mill Company

Knockando Mill Company has been trading for 30 years, continuing to manufacture high quality tweeds, rugs and blankets.

If you are interested to know more of the custom design and manufacturing service that the Knockando Mill Company can provide, please contact Hugh Jones by mail, phone or e-mail:

Jana Hutt (Chairperson)

Knockando Mill Company
Woolmills
Knockando Aberlour
AB38 7RP

Tel: 01340-810395

E-mail: mail@knockandowoolmill.co.uk

Website: www.knockandowoolmill.org.uk


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Company Registration No. 278156. Scottish Charity No. SC 029210