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Thurstaston, Wirral

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Thurstaston, Wirral

Thurstaston is a village on the Wirral Peninsula, England. It is part of the West Kirby & Thurstaston Ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral. The village lies on the A540 road between Heswall and Caldy, although it stretches some distance down Station Road to the bank of the Dee estuary where there is a large caravan park.
Post townWIRRAL
Administrative CountyWirral
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ2484
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
Population160 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Thurstaston, Wirral has been known in the past


Thurstaston, Wirral in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Thurstaston, par. and township, Cheshire, on the estuary of the Dee, 3½ miles SE. of Hoy lake - par., 2762 ac., pop. 157; township, 942 ac. land, 428 tidal water and 1141 foreshore, pop. 113.

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