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South Killingholme
South Killingholme - geograph.org.uk - 389725.jpg
South Killingholme village
South Killingholme is located in Lincolnshire
South Killingholme
South Killingholme
 South Killingholme shown within Lincolnshire
Population 1,048 (2001)
OS grid reference TA178145
   – London 150 mi (240 km)  S
Unitary authority North Lincolnshire
Ceremonial county Lincolnshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district DN40
Dialling code 01469
Police Humberside
Fire Humberside
Ambulance East Midlands
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament Cleethorpes
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Coordinates: 53°37′55″N 0°14′14″W / 53.6320°N 0.2373°W / 53.6320; -0.2373

South Killingholme is a village and civil parish in North Lincolnshire, England. It is situated 8 miles (13 km) north-west from the centre of Grimsby and 1 mile (1.6 km) north from the A180 road. Considerably larger than its neighbour, North Killingholme, together they make up the area of Killingholme. The parish includes oil refineries and terminals, and Immingham Power Station.


The civil parish lies between North Killingholme to the north, Ulceby to the west, Brocklesby to the south-west (the Lincolnshire/North Lincolnshire boundary), Habrough and Immingham to the south (the North Lincolnshire/North East Lincolnshire boundary). The parish includes Ulceby railway station to the east and part of the A180 near the railway bridge, all of the Humber Refinery, the Immingham Power Station, the Immingham Coal Terminal, the Humber International Terminal (built in 2002), most of the Associated Petroleum Terminals, Immingham Ore Terminal, and the south-east corner of the Lindsey Oil Refinery. The division between North and South Killingholme is the Eastfield Road railway bridge and West Middle Mere Road. Ulceby is in the parish as is Ulceby level crossing. The village is more heavily populated then North Killingholme. The parish is in the Ferry ward of North Lincolnshire.


Village amenities include a doctor's surgery, hairdressers, village shop, primary school, community centre, sandwich shop, park, and a chip shop. The public house is the Cross Keys. The Yarborough Arms at Ulceby is also in the parish.

South Killingholme holds an annual fete. ConocoPhillips sponsors the Killingholme Gala every August as a part of its community relations policy, and has given money to local projects such as a new playground for the school and the refurbishment of a roundabout on the dual carriageway.[citation needed]

The village was featured on a programme produced for Sky One, The Toughest Villages in Britain in 2003. The programme has since been repeated on Sky Three.[citation needed]

Community centre[edit]

South Killingholme Community Centre is a facility for village activities, and has a tennis court. Much of the building is an auditorium and theatre which has been a venue for live music, discos and bingo. A smaller function room previously hosted youth club activities and other events. The annual Killingholme Gala is held in an adjacent field.

Mayflower Wood[edit]

ConocoPhillips, now Phillips 66, were responsible for the development of Mayflower Wood, a 120-acre (0.49 km2) community woodland just outside the village. Planting started in 2005 and over two years over 67,000 trees and shrubs were planted. The woodland was opened by Prince Andrew, Duke of York KG GCVO ADC after a competition to name it was won by Joshua Hickson from Killingholme School.[1]


South Killingholme Oil Storage Facility

The Humber[2] and Lindsey oil refineries have dramatically dominated the skyline around the village since the 1960's. The Humber Refinery and Total Lindsey Refinery produce over a third of UK fuels.

Large traffic increases at the time of refinery workers travelling to and from work forced one of the village roads to be converted into a one way system.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mayflower wood
  2. ^ Humber Refinery - Information on the ConocoPhillips website

External links[edit]

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56 news items

Grimsby Telegraph

Grimsby Telegraph
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:47:40 -0700

A LORRY driver was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision on the A160 at South Killingholme. The crash, which involved three lorries, happened at around 4.50pm yesterday (Monday), close to the junction with the A1077 Ulceby Road.

Scunthorpe Telegraph

Scunthorpe Telegraph
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:01:23 -0700

The Conoco Phillips Ltd oil refinery at South Killingholme is to undergo a full shut down for maintenance and inspection purposes for three months from May 2015. Permission is now being sought for a temporary overspill car park on land south of Staple ...

Grimsby Telegraph

Grimsby Telegraph
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:13:12 -0700

But there are no signs and no indication of time limits for parking in Top Road, South Killingholme, where Joseph, his wife Grace, both 68 and their grandson live. Joseph, who was a driving instructor for 30 years, said he was devastated to find the ...

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Motor Transport (blog)
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:37:30 -0700

... covering the management of its refinery maintenance warehouse. The operator, which won the initial contract in 2007, will continue to manage the warehouse at the Lindsey Oil Refinery in South Killingholme, North Lincolnshire on the fuel supplier's ...

Grimsby Telegraph

Grimsby Telegraph
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:14:24 -0700

Mum Diane Evans of South Killingholme and Sue Price of Brigg on the trip for Sue's birthday. The Northern Belle pulls into the station. Fred Newham has taken his wife Elaine on the trip for her 60th birthday. Former police officer Alan Rutter with wife ...

Grimsby Telegraph

Grimsby Telegraph
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:56:15 -0700

A 27-year-old man was arrested in South Killingholme, a 31-year-old man was arrested in Grimsby, a 27-year-old man was arrested in Immingham and a 23-year-old woman was arrested in Holton-le-Clay. A fifth man, a 39-year-old man was arrested in ...

Grimsby Telegraph

Grimsby Telegraph
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:00:37 -0700

Five people have been arrested as part of a nationwide police crackdown on drugs – four of which were in our area. Police have today arrested five people in a series of coordinated raids across the country as part of an ongoing operation, which is ...

Grimsby Telegraph

Grimsby Telegraph
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:03:45 -0700

Three men arrested by Humberside Police in a series of co-ordinated raids across the country yesterday have been charged with drugs offences. Ben Chapman, 27 of Talbot Road, Immingham and Craig Anthony Johnson, 31, of Frederick Street, Grimsby and ...

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