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Blacon, Cheshire West and Chester

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Blacon, Cheshire West and Chester

Blacon is a large suburb in Chester, in Cheshire, England, containing a mixture of private homes and substantial public council-built properties. At one time it contained one of the largest council housing estates in Europe, but this estate is now owned, run and maintained by the Chester and District Housing Trust in partnership with Cheshire West & Chester Council.
Post townCHESTER
Administrative CountyCheshire West and Chester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ3867
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01244
Population13,495 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Blacon, Cheshire West and Chester has been known in the past

Blacon Cum Crabhall ~ Blachehol

Blacon, Cheshire West and Chester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Blacon-cum-Crabhall, township, W. Cheshire, in par. and 2 miles SW. of Chester, 1178 ac., pop. 235.

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