Fauld Mine, Staffordshire

Gypsum Mine

British Gypsum's former manufacturing site at Fauld now supplies cement rock, which is a mixture of gypsum and anhydrite, for use by the cement industry.

The site originally opened in the early 19th century and features extensive underground workings.

You can download our British Gypsum Visitors Guide here


Fauld Mine
DE13 9HT

Contact Details

  • Tel: +44 (0) 1283 816220
  • Fax: +44 (0) 1283 816221

You can download the full visitors guide here.

If you are using SAT NAV, please use postcode DE13 9HT.

From the North West

  • South on the M6 to Junction A500 Crewe
  • Take the A50 to Uttoxeter/Derby**

From the North East

  • South on M1
  • At J28 exit onto A38  A615 Derby/Matlock
  • Exit onto A50 Uttoxeter/Stoke-on-Trent/M1 South**

From the South West

  • Head North West on M1
  • At J24 take A453 Nottingham
  • Take A50**

From the South East

  • North on M5
  • Continue onto M6
  • At J14 take A34/Stone/Stafford
  • Continue onto A51, then A518, then A50**

From the East

  • Take A52 towards Nottingham
  • Follow on to the A50**

From the West

  • Head for and take the A50**


** Exit at Sudbury for A515 Lichfield. At roundabout turn left onto Fauld Lane. After approx. 2 miles Fauld site is found on the right