Open day at town’s former mill

Date:4th March 2014. Picture James Hardisty (JH1002/74a). Queens Mill, Aire Street, Castleford.

Date:4th March 2014. Picture James Hardisty (JH1002/74a). Queens Mill, Aire Street, Castleford.

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People can look at the progress being made on transforming Queen’s Mill in Castleford into a museum at an open day this weekend.

Castleford Heritage Trust hopes to turn the former Allinson’s Mill, on Aire Street into a heritage, arts centre and museum.

Allinson's Mill - Castleford's Heritage Trust opens the doors for the public to tour the Queens Mill

Allinson's Mill - Castleford's Heritage Trust opens the doors for the public to tour the Queens Mill

The trust will open the doors to the mill on Saturday, May 3 from 10am to 3pm when the latest plans will be on show.

There will also be a May Day fair featuring arts and craft stalls.

Alison Drake, chairman of the trust, said: “It’s going to be a great day and it gives people the chance to see our latest plans.”

For more information on the trust and activities at Queen’s Mill, visit www.castlefordheritagetrust.co.uk