The Chelsea Sugar Factory took 18 months to complete and was built using one million hand-made bricks. These were made out of the clay, which had been excavated from the site. Another half a million bricks were made to build two dams across Duck Creek (dams 1 & 2). Source Our Story.
The current factory and Heritage Park are open to visitors and is part of the 5 Heritage Regional Parks near Auckland, day trip: guide by Best Bits.
Chelsea Sugar Factory forms part of the heritage landscape of Auckland, learn more about Heritage buildings in Auckland.