1986 SAMLESBURY MILL
SAMLESBURY MILL, NEAR HOGHTON THE OLD PAPER MILL WAS CLOSED DOWN IN THE 1960'S AND THE MILL WAS NOT THEN USED UNTIL 1973 WHEN IT WAS PARTLY TAKEN OVER BY OLLERTON ENGINEERING. THIS FIRM RESTORES OLD CARS AND CUSTOMIZES VANS. IT EMPLOYS NINE PEOPLE. LATER, THREE OTHER FIRMS TOOK OVER PART OF THE MILL. THEY ARE A PET FOOD MANUFACTURER, A PAPER MANUFACTURER AND A WINE WHOLESALER. THE PET FOOD MANUFACTURER MAKES DRIED PET FOOD AND EMPLOYS TEN PEOPLE. IT WAS OPENED IN 1979. SOUTH RIBBLE PAPER SERVICES WAS OPENED IN 1980 AND MAKES PAPER FOR THE BUILDING TRADE AND FOR CARPET UNDERLAY.
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