North East Wales

Tweedmill Textiles takes on workers and opens Flint factory

Colomendy Industrial Estate in Denbigh Image copyright Google
Image caption The firm is currently based on Colomendy Industrial Estate in Denbigh

A Denbighshire-based textile firm is taking on 16 staff and opening a new factory in Flintshire to meet demand.

Tweedmill Textiles, which currently employs 30 people, is opening a new facility at Castle Park Industrial Estate in Flint.

Bosses say they have outgrown their factory at Denbigh due to a continued growth in business.

The company began as as a cottage industry from a farm in Llanasa, near Prestatyn, in 1998.

The Welsh government has given £160,000 to the £400,000 development.

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