Aire and Calder Navigation

group and company

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 2 plaques

Mike Kirby on Geograph
'(p_khoo) on Flickr

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