Start of the demolition work at the old Walkleys Clogs Mill, on Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd

Your memories of historic Calderdale clog factory that has been demolished following huge blaze

People in Calderdale have been sharing their memories of a historic Calderdale mill after it was damaged beyond repair in a terrible fire.

Fifteen fire crews tackled a large mill fire at the former Walkley Clogs mill in Mytholmroyd on Thursday evening and it has now been demolished as it was deemed unsafe. It proved to be a popular place with many of you sharing your memories of the mill. Here are your memories and thoughts seeing the building pulled down.

"To be honest it has been an eyesore for many years now and if the site is use for something useful and/or productive, it can only be a good thing."

1. Gill Ingham

"To be honest it has been an eyesore for many years now and if the site is use for something useful and/or productive, it can only be a good thing."
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"So that's it then. All those years and history, yet another mill fire, and its pulled down within 48 hours. I think I speak for most people that this is such a sad day for Calderdale."

2. Leanne Jones

"So that's it then. All those years and history, yet another mill fire, and its pulled down within 48 hours. I think I speak for most people that this is such a sad day for Calderdale."
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"Whether fire or no fire it had been stood doing nothing for so long it was going to have to be pulled down anyway. Such a shame I loved a trip to the clogg factory."

3. Lilly Flowers Forestier

"Whether fire or no fire it had been stood doing nothing for so long it was going to have to be pulled down anyway. Such a shame I loved a trip to the clogg factory."
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"Oh so sad had some lovely visits there and a gorgeous pair of red clogs that I really loved."

4. Ann Cutts

"Oh so sad had some lovely visits there and a gorgeous pair of red clogs that I really loved."
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