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Coronet restoration being carried out by Will Jones from Heritage Project Contracts Ltd. © Historic England

Support us

The restoration of the Main Mill and Kiln at Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings is currently taking place, supported by a £20.7 million grant thanks to National Lottery players through The National Lottery Heritage Fund. But not all the support needed to bring this special place back to life comes from grant-giving bodies.

The generosity of individuals and businesses, who make donations ranging from a few pounds to a few thousand pounds, are helping to make possible what once seemed an impossible task; the rescue, conservation and repurposing of the Flaxmill Maltings.

Equally as important as donations is the giving of time through volunteering. Volunteers have dedicated over 17,000 hours of their time to bring the story of this special place and its people to life since 2010.

The Flaxmill Maltings need new volunteers, so if you have some spare time and want to get involved then head to the volunteer page to find out more. We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has played a part in rescuing this internationally significant site so far. Every penny donated and every hour given makes a real difference.


As a volunteer you will be part of a friendly team of people who share a passion for this wonderful site and its stories.

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