Saltaire: the Workers’ Community

by Santa Nekrasova There are numerous historical objects and landscapes which surround us in our everyday lives. Even the place in which we live, whether it is urban or rural, has some stories to tell from the past. Saltaire is located next to Shipley, within the city of Bradford and it has preserved a remarkably…

Sir Titus Salt – Industrialist and Philanthropist

by Jack Webster Sir Titus Salt, 1803-1876, was a textiles manufacturer who has been remembered as one of the most, astute, determined and philanthropic industrialists of his time. Salt was an individual that people respected, but most extraordinarily for an industrialist during this period, he was viewed as a good employer.[1] Born on 20 September…