Battersea Flour Mills, Battersea

A Electricity and Steam powered Corn mill in the historic county of Surrey, England.

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The mill was constructed in 1833. It was owned at one time by the Mayhew family, and later by Rank Hovis McDougall.

The mill was remodelled by Henry Simon in 1970. An 80 sack mill, it produced 10 tonnes of white bread-making flour per hour. The screen room (wheat cleaning) was remodelled and upgraded by Swiss engineers Buhler in 1984. North American wheat was brought up the River by barge from Tilbury docks. The majority of wheat was grown in the UK and brought in by road. Following increased capacity at Solent Mills, Southampton and increasing London land values and environmental pressures the mill ceased production in 1995 and was demolished in 1998, being replaced by apartments.

Full details

Alternative names Mark Mayhew Mill
Power source Electricity, Steam
Mill type Roller flour mill
Mill functions Corn mill
Archive ID 12586
Location Battersea
Historic county Surrey
Country England
NGR TQ 268 769
Latitude 51.477340505625676
Longitude -0.17498207146456934



Shorland-Ball, Rob & Brian McGee, The roller milling revolution: Master list of researched and located mills (2013), mill no. 104

Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, London (1869)

Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, London (1915- Numbered sheets) VIII.8 (1916)


Robert Morton, November 2018.