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Torrs Hydro, New Mills

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Torrs Hydro is a co-operative. It raised more than £125,000 through a share issue to build, own and operate a 63KW Reverse archemedean screw called Archie. It is on the River Goyt in the Torrs in New Mills, High Peak Derbushire
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  • One of the more modern but equally fascinating aspects of the Torrs Riverside Park in New Mills. Just a short well signposted walk from New Mills Central rail station. The Hydro seemed to be generatin...  more »
  • A sweet small reverse archimedes screw the powers the local co-op. It is lovely to see it up close, and to see how proud the locals are of it.  more »
  • Archie (the hydroelectric reverse Archimedes screw) is worth a visit, not least because he's a rare sight, churning away in a lovely narrow gorge where the Sett and Goyt rivers meet. Nearby the double...  more »