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Banks, Lancashire

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Banks, Lancashire

Banks is a large coastal village in Lancashire, England. It lies south of the Ribble estuary and four miles (6 km) north-east of Southport. The village is administered by West Lancashire Borough Council, and by North Meols parish council for parochial matters. It is in the South Ribble parliamentary constituency. According to the 2001 census, the population of Banks was 3,792. Banks is the largest of the villages in the parish of North Meols on the West Lancashire coastal plain.
DistrictWest Lancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD3920
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01704
Population3,792 2001 Census

Other names by which Banks, Lancashire has been known in the past

Banks St Stephen ~ St Stephen Banks

Banks, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Banks, St Stephen, eccl. dist., in par. of North Meols, SW. Lancashire, 6½ miles N. of Ormskirk, pop. 1315; P.O.

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