Mount Wellington Mine celebrates renewable energy park status

The last deep tin mine ever built in the world, nestled deep within the Bissoe Valley, near Truro has been regenerated as a Renewable Energy Business Park.

On the May 30, Mount Wellington Mine, once known to locals as ‘Magpie Mine’ due to the sparkly pyrite extracted from the site, is to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the mine’s acquisition by Richard Freeborn of Mount Wellington Mine Ltd, and its official opening as the first renewable energy business park in the UK.

“The event will celebrate a piece of Cornish history whilst providing a salute to our mining heritage, and glimpse into our renewable future” says Richard… Read more


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