WATER POWER IN BELPER PAST AND PRESENT
Join Ian Jackson for a walk around the waterways of the Belper Complex, seeing how the Strutt’s used water from the River Derwent to power the 11 water wheels.
Venue: Belper Mills
Time: evening walk
Cost, booking and more information: Visit Belper Historical Society
Recent research has uncovered additional information about the original 1776 ‘South Mill’, the site of which continues to use water today to generate electricity, supplying the national grid.