Water jet shoots from ex-Nelson mill

A powerful water jet is shooting from a sprinkler system at a partly-demolished Nelson mill, pouring into nearby streets.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 8th July 2014, 3:08 pm
The water jet. Photo: Mark Salmon
The water jet. Photo: Mark Salmon

It is believed water has been flooding from the sprinkler system at the former Express Gifts building, off junction 13 of the M65, for several days.

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The site is currently for sale and has been earmarked for housing development.

Nelson’s Mark Salmon captured this shot of the drama last night (Monday), saying: “Someone has turned on the sprinkler system and now it can`t be shut off!”

The water jet. Photo: Mark Salmon