Denny, Falkirk

Denny (Scottish Gaelic: Deanaidh) is a town in the Falkirk council area of Scotland. Historically in Stirlingshire, it is situated 7 miles (11 kilometres) west of Falkirk, and 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Cumbernauld, adjacent to both the M80 and M876 motorways. At the 2011 census, Denny had a resident population of 7,933.[2]

Denny

Denny Town House, the former town hall
Denny
Location within the Falkirk council area
Area1.03 sq mi (2.7 km2)
Population8,300 (mid-2016 est.)[1]
 Density8,058/sq mi (3,111/km2)
OS grid referenceNS806818
 Edinburgh28.5 mi (45.9 km)
 London348 mi (560 km)
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDENNY
Postcode districtFK6
Dialling code01324
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
Websitefalkirk.gov.uk
List of places
UK
Scotland
56.018°N 3.907°W / 56.018; -3.907

Denny is separated from neighbouring village Dunipace by the River Carron.[3] A stone bridge was built over the river in 1825.[4] Until the early 1980s, Denny was a centre for heavy industry, including several iron foundries,[5] brickworks, a coal mine and paper mills.[6]