A History of Abbeydale Works

Thursday, 6th October 2022

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Free, donations welcome


Discover Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet’s journey from being an operating scythe and steel works to becoming a public museum.

Hear Bob Hawkins share his experiences of working at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet during its burgeoning years as a public museum and reflect on what makes this site so special. You’ll see early images and plans of the site and hear a potted history from being an operating scythe works in the 18th century to the lengthy restoration project in the 60s to opening the doors as a museum in 1970.

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet
Abbeydale Road South
S7 2QW