Whether you’re looking for an outdoor or indoor ceremony, whether you want a seated dinner for 300-plus people or a mingling, intimate affair, the Cloth Mill has it all. Blending an industrial feel with the flexibility of a larger space, this up-and-coming venue will open for weddings in 2016. Get the scoop from owner Nicole Clayton.
Name: Cloth Mill
Address: 437 Dimmocks Mill Road, Suite 3, Hillsborough
Phone number: 919-914-9943
Style: Chic industrial
Raleigh—44 minutes, 38.3 miles
Chapel Hill—20 minutes, 12.2 miles
Durham—18 minutes, 15 miles
Burlington—25 minutes, 19.9 miles
Greensboro—42 minutes, 39.7 miles
Max capacity: 600 seated and 1,500 standing
Cost: $3,750 for Friday and Sunday rental and $4,500 for Saturday
What motivated you to open Cloth Mill?
I wanted to provide an urban and industrial space that was big enough to hold events of more than 250 guests and also allowed flexibility in vendor options.
How long in the making has this been?
This has been in the works for seven months, since February.
Have you owned a wedding venue before?
No, this is my first time.
Describe it for me; what do you envision it being like?
It’s an urban, industrial chic venue. My vision is to bring a little bit of the industrial style of the North down to the South.
How big is the space?
10,000 square feet with a 2,600-square-foot courtyard.
How many people do you think it will hold?
It can hold up to 600 seated and 1500 standing.
Will it have a lot of the mill components left in it?
Yes, I wanted to keep a lot of the original beauty of the mill. That is the charm of the place.
Do you plan on having ceremony and reception space available or just either or?
Yes, you can have both your ceremony and reception at The Cloth Mill. The outdoor courtyard is a great place to a ceremony of up to 225 guests.
Do you have any idea on a price range? On packages?
For weddings, Friday and Sunday rentals are $3,750 and Saturday rental is $4,500.
Any idea on when the space will be available?
The Cloth Mill will be complete in December and available for 2016 events. We are already booking for 2016.
*Knots ‘N Such Event Planning and Design is a Raleigh wedding planner and florist, available to travel to any destination.