Blackley brickworks – Elland – December 2012

The company who used this place was ‘Wilkinsons of Elland’, started by Samuel Wilkinson and his sons Fred and Arthur were managers. In 1983 the company was taken over by Butterly Bricks and the site closed in 1985.The quarry is now used as a land fill site and some storage of clay for ‘W.T.Knowles’. The remainder of the site now looks like this:

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