Britannia Flour Mills, Portslade

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

These steam powered mills were built in 1853 for John Borrer, on the site of on old windmill. By 1856 they belonged to Charles Richard Smith. Roller mills replaced stones and in 1912 they became the second mill in England powered by electricity. The mill remained in the hands of the Smith family until c 1930 when it was sold to Mark Mayhew Ltd. They ceased work by 1933 and were demolished in October 1936.

Full details

Power source Electricity, Steam
Mill type Roller flour mill
Mill functions Corn mill
Archive ID 12623
Location Portslade
Historic county Sussex
Country England
NGR TQ 2588 0501
Latitude 50.83103274157075
Longitude -0.21394518071940816



Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Sussex LXV (1879)