Case Studies

Stringer’s Weir

Our latest project, due for completion in April this year, is on the River Goyt (with a head of 1.7m) in Stockport, Greater Manchester. The scheme will supply electricity to Pear Mill, an 18th Century Grade II Listed Cotton Spinning Mill. The mill, now a number of commercial units, was … Read more »

Minster Lovell

The Old Swan and Minster Mill is situated in the picturesque village of Minster Lovell in the heart of Oxfordshire. The Mill focuses on blending the rural charm of the historic buildings with modern design. Hallidays have worked hard to install this 10kW scheme to fit in with their brief … Read more »

J2 Hydro

In the summer of 2014, Hallidays installed a 75kW generator on the River Roch in Bury, Lancashire, the output of which is now used to make the famous Bury Black Puddings. The food factory has recently doubled in size and is moving into frozen products for the first time, so … Read more »

Morden Hall

“This is London’s first hydroelectric turbine installed for National Trust at Morden Hall Park.

The 8.5KW turbine generates enough power for 18 average-sized houses in the UK, and is used to run the stable yard visitor centre and Snuff Mill on the estate.

The turbine was installed as part of … Read more »

Dandridges Mill

“Originally a Silk Mill and situated within the beautiful and historic Oxfordshire village of East Hanney, Grade II Listed Dandridge’s Mill has now been sensitively restored in order to create four exclusive, low energy, sophisticated homes that make the most of their idyllic setting. Hallidays Hydropower have designed and generating … Read more »

Bladon Dam

In a quiet corner of the Blenheim Palace estate, Cabability Brown had no idea that he was designing what could one day be a significant Hydropower resource to supply homes within the estate with electricity.

The Bladon Cascade, situated at the confluence of the river Glyme and the Evenlode, is … Read more »

Blenheim Palace

“The Blenheim cascade in the heart of the estate’s grounds was first used for hydropower as early as the 1920’s when the horizontal axis double- vortex turbine became popular in the UK. There remains today two of these turbines as relics of the past use of the dam, charging portable … Read more »

Mill Green

“Hallidays Hydropower were commissioned to carry out a detailed feasibility report in 2009 for Welwyn Garden City Brough Council, investigating the potential for the installation of an Archimedean Screw hydropower system to generate profits for running the community visitor centre.

This proposal would help the centre reduce the community CO2 … Read more »

Sutton Courtenay

Living next to the Sutton Courtenay weirs for most of his life, Henry has always dreamed of the potential that could be harnessed from the water continuously thundering through the six weir system on the river Thames.

Being able to realise this power with his knowledge and expertise, Henry has … Read more »

Rushey Weir

“The landowner contacted Hallidays Hydropower as they were in negotiations with the Environment Agency regarding the development of a fish passage across their land.

The client wanted to understand the potential of their asset for hydropower and so prevent any EA proposal from sterilising the site from future hydro development.… Read more »