The Legacy Reach Paper Mill is a former mill, which was renovated into flats in 2018.
In October 2017, Pat Phelan forced Andy Carver and Vinny Ashford to the abandoned mill. He forced Andy to shoot Vinny and then, despite promising to let him go, Pat shot Andy. He dumped both bodies in the swamp.
Phelan and Luke Britton broke into a fight in the same month as Luke had discovered that Phelan had killed Andy. After a chase, Luke's car crashes in the mill complex. He shoots Luke and then blows up the car, killing Luke. Luke's body is soon discovered, much to Seb's horror, who had sent Luke there to find Phelan.
In February, Mona Beattie told Phelan that developer Bob Roe wanted ten more flats built, doubling the money for Phelan. However, Phelan was horrified to find they would be built where the water is, meaning the water would have to be drained, revealing the bodies. Despite a protest from Phelan, Mona told Phelan to drain the water in the next few weeks.
In March, as the draining continued, a foot started to appear. After sending Matt home, he dropped the bodies into the foundations and started filling it with concrete. However his phone dropped into the concrete, causing him to fall in and get trapped. Eileen Phelan and Tim Metcalfe managed to save Phelan just in time. Subsequently, Phelan resigned from the development, with the bodies dealt with.
However, the concrete failed to set properly, meaning the foundations had to be redone.
At the end of the month, Gary and Seb broke into the sight, locking the security guard in the toilet, before starting to smash up the concrete. Despite looking for a gun, they found the two bodies, revealing the truth about Phelan to everyone.
- Location shooting for the mill was conducted at the former premises of Robert Fletcher and Sons on Chew Valley Road, Greenfield, Saddleworth, a private site which now houses several independent businesses.