The Helter Skelter was once a block of
3 cottages with the parish school behind. You drink in the 3
cottages but the restaurant and toilets are in the old school If you
trace the downhill slope, you can see that the highway has been
The front wall of the Helter Skelter;
the stripy door used to open at street level but the highway has now
been raised so it goes nowhere.
Landlord Michael Toner in the cellar of
the Helter Skelter
For once Wakefield CAMRA Branch
Chairman is looking at the camera, as he presents a certificate of
appreciation to licensee Michel Toner for generous hospitality
arranged by the Station House Brewery.
a very rare hand-coloured postcard of
the giant wooden helter skelter which stood at the top of the hill
behind the pub prior to the Second World War