Ellenroad is grateful for the help and funding from the following organisations

Department for environment Food and Rural affairs, 
part financed by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:

The new biomass heating system has been partly financed by DEFRA and the EU.

Big Lottery Fund

Ellenroad won the Big Lottery Fund competition and was awarded £48,000

AIA Grant

The Trust was awarded a grant from the AIA for the restoration and refurbishment of the Whitelees Beam Engine. 

Prism Fund - Science Museum of London (Transferred to Arts Council England) 
Ellenroad was awarded a grant from the Prism Fund for the restoration and refurbishment of the Whitelees Beam Engine. 

Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical gave a substantial donation for the maintenance and repairs to the 220ft chimney.

Rochdale MBC
Ellenroad have received numerous donations for building maintenance. 

Calder Lifting Services Ltd

Calder Lifting Services are sponsoring Ellenroad in the use of their specialist lifting equipment in the current Whitelees Beam Engine restoration.


Total UK is sponsoring Ellenroad with specialist oils for the various engines.

Pennine Pneumatic Services Ltd

Pennine Pneumatic Services Ltd is sponsoring Ellenroad by looking after our Atlas Copco screw compressor and providing all services to it free of charge.

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