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Saltaire Travel guide
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The model village was entirely conceived and built by Sir Titus Salt (1803-1876), a Bradford industrialist who made a fortune from the weaving of alpaca and other rare fibres. On a 20ha site, he provided his workers with employment, decent housing, education and leisure facilities, but a village pub was conspicuous by its absence.