Contractors on behalf of Fylde Council removed the remaining fourth sail on Tuesday as they look to restore the landmark to its distinctive best.

In pictures: Lytham Windmill craftsmen on the case

Expert local craftsmen have been drafted in to come to the rescue of Lytham Windmill following weather damage to the iconic landmark.

By Julia Bennett
Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, 3:45 pm

It’s the symbol not only of the town, but of Fylde as a whole and renowned across an ever wider geographical spectrum by the rise of Lytham Festival in recent years to go with

the area’s outstanding reputation as a top class golf venue and its wealth of natural delights.

As autumn’s elements have ravaged our coastline, first one sail, then two and then a third fell victim to the conditions.

But experts are on the case now and we look forward to the 216-year-old landmark looking its very best again soon.

Wareing Buildings, a specialist family-owned firm now in its fifth generation based in Kirkham, removed the remaining sail on Tuesday, while the work on the sails is being carried out by N

Gillett and Son in Kirkham on behalf of the council.

Our photographer Dan Martino was on the Green to capture them at work.

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