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Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population98 (2001 census)[1]
OS grid referenceTA132713
• London180 mi (290 km) S
Civil parish
  • Grindale
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtYO16
Dialling code01262
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
54°07′30″N 0°16′09″W / 54.125100°N 0.269099°W / 54.125100; -0.269099Coordinates: 54°07′30″N 0°16′09″W / 54.125100°N 0.269099°W / 54.125100; -0.269099

Grindale is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 4 miles (6 km) north-west of Bridlington town centre.

The village has an airstrip, which is used predominantly for skydiving. It is currently operated by Skydive GB, an approved dropzone of the British Parachute Association.[2]

St Nicholas' Church, Grindale
St Nicholas' Church, Grindale

According to the 2001 UK Census, Grindale parish had a population of 98,[1] however the 2011 census grouped the parish with Boynton (2001 pop. 161), giving a total of 229.[3]

In 1823 Grindale (then Grindall), was in the civil parish of Bridlington, the Wapentake of Dickering, and the Liberty of St Peter's. Population at the time was 107, which included six farmers and the parish curate.[4]

Between 1894 and 1974 Grindale was a part of the Bridlington Rural District, in the East Riding of Yorkshire.[5] Between 1974 and 1996 it was part of the Borough of North Wolds (later Borough of East Yorkshire), in the county of Humberside.


  1. ^ a b "2001 Census: Area Profiles - Grindale" (PDF). East Riding of Yorkshire Council. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 February 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Skydive GB – Yorkshire's Only Skydive Centre". Skydive GB. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  3. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Boynton Parish (1170211148)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  4. ^ Baines, Edward (1823). History, Directory and Gazetteer of the County of York. p. 212.
  5. ^ "Bridlington RD". A Vision of Britain Through Time. University of Portsmouth. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2013.
  • Gazetteer – A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 6.

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