Things to do in Keyingham, East Yorkshire
Keyingham is a village situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The postcode district is HU'2 and the dialing code 0'964. The OS grid reference is TA 245255.
The village is located between the city of Kingston upon Hull and the seaside town of Withernsea on the A'033. It is approximately '' miles from the centre of Hull and 8 miles from Withernsea.
At one time the main occupation of villagers was agriculture and its supporting industries, at present the mainstay of industry within the village is market gardening. There are three extensive nurseries in the village.
A large percentage of villagers travel to work either to Hull or further afield. BP at Saltend and Dimlington Terminal provide employment for many villagers.
In September 2007 a new primary school was opened. Keyingham Primary School is located in Russell Drive and was built to accommodate 220 children. The school catchment area covers the village itself together with children from the neighbouring village of Ottringham, part of Halsham and part of Sunk Island.
Sunk Island which lies to the South of the village is a vast area of low lying, sparsely populated reclaimed land.
Description by Jack Nicholson