Posted 1st January 2004
Walkleys Clogs, once Mauds Clog Soles, finally closed it's doors as a mill shop this summer. However, clogs are still being made in Mytholmroyd, because the clog makers moved into existing clog manufacturing premises at Mount Pleasant Mills, Midgley Road, Mytholmroyd. Click here to go to Walkley Clogs website.
Rumour has it that the building is to become apartments. Photos above taken the weekend of it's closure.
Above: photos taken New Year's Day 2004: If you take a stroll through Walkleys old car park now it brings you to the new cycle path which runs alongside the River Calder wending it's way to Hebden Bridge Railway Station. A good road for walkers and cyclists alike - tree lined on one side with the river on the other - a great asset to our village amenities. This will no doubt prove a very popular and scenic route into Hebden Bridge.And Left: There has been much talk lately about mysterious objects turning up around our area (a stone obelisk on the walk through the old railway sidings in Mytholmroyd (Father Gott in the HB Times December 31st), Gorillas at Hawksclough and a stone with carvings of birds, animals and trees which has recently appeared near Mytholmroyd Library (Pete Keal in the discussion area of the website) - in addition this work in stone has been placed at the Hebden Bridge end of the cycletrack!
Left: An artist's impression of how the Memorial Gardens and the New Health Centre for Mytholmroyd will look when building work is complete.
Work at Westfield continues - with high class housing/apartments replacing the industrial units formerly on the site. The Royal Oak is in the process of being converted to apartments by a local builder. News is anxiously awaited about the proposed Ted Hughes Centre at the old Railway Station...
Just some of the things happening in Mytholmroyd as we start the New Year. A Happy New Year to all our visitors