Shropshire Star

Mill gives thanks to engineering team that got its wheel turning

A Shropshire mill has given thanks to the engineering team that got its ancient wheel turning again after four years.

Julian and Roy Millington from Millington engines with Adam Marriott and the engineered piece when bolted to the wheel helps jack it up

The water wheel at Daniels Mill near Bridgnorth began turning again at the weekend after it was damaged during storms in 2022.

The team behind the renovation of the water wheel said they got it turning again with the help of a small Shropshire engineering firm.

Millington Engines, based in Chetton, Bridgnorth, normally makes small volume high-performance engines that have in the past been used by rally legends Colin McRae and Ken Block.

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