New Mills

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New Mills
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Torr Vale Mill in 1982 when the mill was still in use.
Population9,625 (Parish)
OS grid referenceSJ995855
Civil parish
  • New Mills
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHIGH PEAK
Postcode districtSK22
Dialling code01663
PoliceDerbyshire
FireDerbyshire
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentEast Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Derbyshire

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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