1: In the foreground is one of the Old Dog Mill ponds which forms part of the
Engine Fields nature reserve.
Behind is the clock tower on what was Eddie
Denison's Westfield Mill, now part of the Westfield Industrial Estate.
2: Engine Fields nature reserve is a green space developed around old mill
ponds, seen here is a memorial to Dick Gibbon.
Dick was a well known Yeadon man,
serving on Aireborough Urban District Council and acting as Chairman in
3: The Engine Fields nature reserve was begun in the 1980s when local man
Albert Shutt, with the help of volunteers began to clear up the area around the
disused Old Dog Mill ponds.
After fishing out innumerable shopping trolleys and
all manner of dumped junk the ponds were cleared.
Trees, shrubs and flowers were
planted around the area and wildlife began to inhabit the space, in 1994 the
Friends of Engine Fields was formed to continue the work begun by Mr Shutt and
It is now recognised as a tranquil oasis for birds, pond life and small
4: New spring growth is reflected in the calm waters of an old mill pond at
the Engine Fields conservation and wildlife area.
5: Centred around the Old Dog Mill ponds, this area is now a nature