Keyingham Parish Council

Keyingham is a village situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The postcode district is HU12 and the dialing code 01964. The OS grid reference is TA 245255.

The village is located between the city of Kingston upon Hull and the seaside town of Withernsea on the A1033. It is approximately 11 miles from the centre of Hull and 8 miles from Withernsea.

The 2001 UK census records a population of 2302 living in 932 homesteads. These figures have increased considerably since then due to continued development in the village.

Whereas at one time the main occupation of villagers was agriculture and its supporting industries at present the mainstay of industry within the village is market gardening. There are three extensive nurseries in the village.

A large prcentage of villagers travel to work either to Hull or further afield. BP at Saltend and Dimlington Terminal provide employment for many villagers.

In September 2007 a new primary school was opened. Keyingham Primary School is located in Russell Drive and was built to accomodate 220 children. The school catchment area covers the village itself together with children from the neighbouring village of Ottringham, part of Halsham and part of Sunk Island.

Sunk Island which lies to the South of the village is a vast area of low lying, sparsely populated reclaimed land.