New Mills

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New Mills
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Torr Vale Mill in 1982 when the mill was still in use.
Population 9,625 (Parish)
OS grid reference SJ995855
Civil parish
  • New Mills
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HIGH PEAK
Postcode district SK22
Dialling code 01663
Police Derbyshire
Fire Derbyshire
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament East Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places

New Mills is a town in Derbyshire, England. It is eight miles from Stockport. It is by the rivers Goyt and Sett. It is very near the county of Cheshire. It has a population of 10,000.

History[change | change source]

New Mills most known employer is Swizzels Matlow, who make children's sweets. The company transferred to New Mills from London during the Blitz.[1] Famous brands include Parma Violets, Refresher chews, Drumstick lollies and - perhaps most famously - Love Hearts

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