Friends of

Upminster Windmill

Upcoming Events

Quizzical Quiz Night​

18th Feb 2017

The Quiz was a great success and everyone had a good time. Next years event should be even better! Watch this space.

Upminster Windmill Update 

 

21 August 2016

Sunday 21 August - The Old Chapel

The Friends of Upminster Windmill will be on hand at the Old Chapel, Upminster, to talk about the history of the site as well as the current restoration project. They will be showcasing their work around interpreting the mill site.

2pm - 5pm, free entry

The Restoration Begins

 

  May 27th , 2016

The Cap is lifted

The rather flimsy cap containing the brake wheel and shaft was gently removed ready to be transported to Holland for refurbishment. 

Picture by Andrew Conway.

Removal of the Cap 

May 27th, 2016

The Cap is removed

The cap was gently removed and lowered to the ground as if it was delicate glass.  Soon it will be on its way to Holland for refurbishment. 

Picture by Andrew Conway.

The Dust Floor 

May 27th, 2016

The Dust floor as you have never seen it.

Once the cap was removed the Dust Floor was open to the elements.   This is the view from above with the wallower still in place

Picture by Andrew Conway.

Archives - A request

April, 2016

We have a huge archive of memorabilia about the Windmill but many of the records are incomplete.  Would you please send us (or contact us for collection) ANY old postcards, newspaper articles, magazine articles, photographs, objects, drawings or documents that refer to the Windmill.  We will simply copy what you send us and we will return the originals.  Anything and everything is of interest.

Upminster Windmill is managed on behalf of the London Borough of Havering by The Friends of Upminster Windmill. Registered Charity 1162180

 

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