The fascinating Queen Street Mill is the setting of yet another historical drama ready for the big screens.
Flocks of residents gathered as they strive to catch a glimpse of Hollywood actor – Tom Hardy. Famous for appearing in a number of titles, including Peaky Blinders, this Hollywood heartthrob is now the star of a new adaptation of the classic A Christmas Carol.
Ridley Scott, a director famous for the cult-classic production ‘Alien’, has also been at the historical landmark. But why choose Burnley? The significance of choosing Queen Street Mill is blatantly clear when you visit the site or research about its features and history.
Queen Street Mill is the last surviving 19th Century steam powered weaving mill in the world. The heritage looms are literally one of a kind which makes this heritage treasure the perfect setting for such a world famous production.
Read more about this in the Burnley Express.