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Forge Needle Mill, Redditch

Location
Grid reference: SP 046 685
OS sheet: 139
Postcode: B98 8HY
Off A441 Birmingham to Evesham road, N of Redditch. Follow brown signs off the Sainsbury's roundabout.

A water-powered needle scouring and polishing mill, last worked commercially in 1958 and now restored as part of a museum. Machinery still works at weekends, and on Tuesday afternoons.

Opening times 2017
February, March, & October to November: Tuesday to Friday 11.00-16.00; Saturday & Sunday 13.00-16.00.
April to September; Monday to Friday 11.00-16.30; Saturday & Sunday, 11.00-16.00. Closed December & January 2017.  Further information on web site

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday, 11.00-16.00.
Special events - see web site for details. Wheel will be turning machinery.

Contact
Charlotte Dean and Petrina Muscroft
tel. 01527 62509.

Email
museum@redditchbc.gov.uk

Web site
www.forgemill.org.uk