UK Mining

Mining, mainly coal but also other natural resources, has a long history in the UK. Deep coal mining in the UK came to an end on 18 December 2015 when Kellingley Colliery closed. However, dedicated teams of ex- and retired miners keep the memory of coal mining alive.

03 Stanley pit wheel
This pitwheel, in Stanley near Wakefield (W Yorks), was erected and is maintained by a team of dedicated ex- and retired miners.