Sugar Mill Ponds (East Yorkshire) Reviews
Description:Up until the mid 90's the park was a derelict site for rubbish and has now been transformed, after much work and ... more
Newest Review: ... by hand from two large pits that stood adjacent to one another. In 1873 the company was taken over by The Rawcliffe Steam Brick and Tile Company, which was owned by an historically important local family called the Creykes. It was around this time that a 30 metre high chimney was erected which soon became a well known local landmark. Shortly after this date these two original pits were ... more
Customer Sugar Mill Ponds (East Yorkshire) Reviews (1)
by - written on 15/05/08 (Very useful, 284 readings)
Sugar Mill Ponds are located just outside the village of Rawcliffe Bridge, about five miles to the west of Goole, in the East Riding of Yorkshire. This site covers an area of approximately twenty five acres and is one of the finest examples that I have seen of a former area of unsightly industrial wasteland transformed into a tranquil, picturesque haven for wildlife. This site is now a designated Local Nature Reserve (LNR) but it is owned by a local company called Croda Chemicals Ltd. Access to the site is completely free and there are good footpaths around the ponds and also along a section of the canal. The site is quite compact and ... Read the complete review
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