Landustrie: Linton Lock

Linton Lock (UK)

At Linton Lock on the River Ouse between York and Harrogate (North Yorkshire) a LANDY hydropower screw is used to generate sustainable energy, in a fish-friendly way. 

The screw dimensions 3 meter diameter and 8.5 meter length.It concerns an open compact Archimedes screw, which requires minimal civil work on site.

Late October 2017 a second hydropower screw is installed adjacent to the existing one. This so far largest hydropower screw in the world, measures 5 meter diameter. Final transport to the UK took place by ship at Landustrie's own quayside, as this screw was far too large for the road.


LocationLinton Lock, York, UKExtension
Type of screwcompactsemi compact
Capacity4.5 m3/sec14.5 m3/sec
Head3.2 m3 m
Power output101 kW355 kW



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