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CHEESE FACTORY, LLANDYRNOG

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NPRN 91745

Map Reference SJ16NW

Grid Reference SJ10946561

Unitary (Local) Authority Denbighshire

Old County Denbighshire

Community Llandyrnog

Type of Site DAIRY

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period 20th Century, Modern

Site Description Opened in 1920s as a butter and cream factory, cheese production started a few years later; the site was operated by the Vale of Clwyd Creamery Ltd. It was acquired by the Co-operative Wholesale Society in 1947. "Factory (Cheese)" is shown on OS Provisional edition 6in map of 1949. Site modernised and extended in 1990s and is currently run by Associated Co-operative Creameries (formerly Cooperative Wholesale Society). Cheese manufactured here is taken to Corwen Creamery (nprn 91744) for storage. Site visited B.A.Malaws, 14 December 1999.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 26 February 2003.

In June 2009, the Llandyrnog creamery was bought by dairy giant Milk Link from Dairy Farmers of Britain (DFB). DFB had been operating the creamery since 2004, after acquiring it from Associated Co-operative Creameries.
RCAHMW, 2010.

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