Aire and Calder Navigation
group and company
Commemorated on 2 plaques
Until 1860 this building housed the boardroom of the Aire and Calder Navigation, a waterways company established in 1699 and for long Britain's richest.
Aire and Calder Navigation, Navigation Yard, Wakefield, United Kingdom where it sited
Aire and Calder Navigation Before the railway age, the making navigable of the River Aire importantly made Leeds an inland port connected directly to Hull. Cheap water carriage was vital for the successful export of the cloth marketed and finished in the town. Opened 1700
Navigation Warehouse, Leeds, United Kingdom where it sited