Torrs Hydro, New Mills
Categories: Dams, Nature & Parks
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 DerbushireTo visit Torrs Hydro and other attractions in New Mills, use our New Mills travel itinerary planner.
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It's a turbine (a reverse Archimedian screw turbine), generating electricity from the water moving it. The story's the community that made it happen, really. Been several times over the years. The are... read more »
If you combine the walk,stop off to see the hydro pump,and the millennium walkway it all makes a great historical visit.I enjoy history.and found the industrial element informative.
It is a nice spot so worth stopping by but I have never seen it working. If you want to see on working go to the one near Marple Garden Centre where they seemed to have sorted out the technical proble... read more »
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