Broomfleet is a village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated on the Humber Estuary approximately 4 miles (6 km) west of Brough. According to the 2011 UK Census, Broomfleet parish had a population of 302,[1] an increase on the 2001 UK Census figure of 293.[2]

Broomfleet
Broomfleet is located in East Riding of Yorkshire
Broomfleet
Broomfleet
Location within the East Riding of Yorkshire
Population302 (2011 census)[1]
OS grid referenceSE881273
• London155 mi (249 km) S
Civil parish
  • Broomfleet
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBROUGH
Postcode districtHU15
Dialling code01430
PoliceHumberside
FireHumberside
AmbulanceYorkshire
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Yorkshire
53°44′05″N 0°39′52″W / 53.734688°N 0.664574°W / 53.734688; -0.664574Coordinates: 53°44′05″N 0°39′52″W / 53.734688°N 0.664574°W / 53.734688; -0.664574
Broomfleet

The village is served by Broomfleet railway station on the Selby Line.

Whitton Island in the Humber Estuary falls partly within the parish. The island was formed from a mud and sand bank at the turn of the 21st century.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Broomfleet Parish (1170211151)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  2. ^ UK Census (2001). "Local Area Report – Broomfleet Parish (1543504198)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  3. ^ "BBC Inside Out discovers an island paradise in the Humber" (Press release). BBC. 10 October 2002. Retrieved 20 November 2014.
  4. ^ Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 scale Explorer mapping. Retrieved 31 October 2014
  • Gazetteer — A–Z of Towns Villages and Hamlets. East Riding of Yorkshire Council. 2006. p. 4.