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Nearly ready

The local group have been working very hard at restoring this old mill to its original state... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
John B
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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
The re building of a smock windmill.

Looking at the windmill now it does look diferent with the top missing, but in the next few months... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2018
anthonye385
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

The local group have been working very hard at restoring this old mill to its original state. Closed now but the latest news is that they have sourced a new mill cap from Holland and hope to open fully restored by next year. Should be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I came to visit but is Actually remodeling... But nice area around and promising to be interesting to visit soon.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Looking at the windmill now it does look diferent with the top missing, but in the next few months after it being restored in Holland and returned it will look amazong especially when they srart rhe sail working again and hopefully producing flour once more....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank anthonye385
Reviewed September 13, 2017

I'm really looking forward to seeing the unveiled windmill when the current refurbishment is completed. The new visitor centre looks amazing.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Very old smock mill is being completely re-built and promises to be a great attraction. Visitor centre seems to be nearly ready. New approach road and close to the restaurants, coffee bars and ice cream parlour on the town. The Old Chapel over the road...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank David W
Reviewed February 9, 2016

I visited this windmill when we moved to the area and it is within walking distance of our house, so felt we must go and check it out. It was well worth the effort, it is fully working and has been well maintained and lovingly...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank SherryEssex
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

This important local historical attraction is going to get better, as the Friends of Upminster Windmill have won a Heritage Lottery Fund grant to undertake major restoration work on the mill. Unfortunately, this means closing the mill to the public while the work is done....More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank TaffsterLondon
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Beautiful smock windmill within walking distance of Upminster Bridge District line station and Upminster C2C. Usually has an open day once a month in spring to autumn so you need to find out when it is open. Also 370 and 248 buses pass right by....More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Evelyn S
Reviewed September 9, 2015

What a treat this windmill is, and what an odd location - in its own field within a very residential area in Upminster. Actually it looks a bit haunted. The best time to go is when the local history group hold an open day, and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Daniel P
Reviewed July 17, 2015

It has wooden gear wheels and the teeth of the gears are made of pearwood which apparently is the best for this type of operation. It used to have a steam-powered standby engine in case the wind failed.It was owned by the Abraham family, they...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Response from anthonye385 | Reviewed this property |
The Upminster Windmill is open at weekends now, if you go on Facebook and search Upminster Windmill it should give dates and times it is open at weekends, or search Upminster Webby sight. At the moment the cap and sails are... More
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