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Blackdyke, Cumbria

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Blackdyke, Cumbria

Blackdyke is a hamlet in Cumbria, England. It is located 3.5 miles by road to the east of Silloth. A railway station existed at Blackdyke Halt on the line to Silloth until 1964. In June 2012, it became clear that the Solway Plain between Silloth, Abbeytown and Westnewton centred on Blackdyke has been identified as a potential site for a Geological Disposal Facility for the UK's high level nuclear waste.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyCumberland
OS GridNY1452
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West

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