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Speke, Liverpool

Speke (pronounced Speak) is an area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England, close to the boundaries of the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley. It is 7.7 miles south east of the city centre and to the west of the town of Widnes. Speke is bordered by a number of other areas; Garston, Hunts Cross, Halewood and Hale Village and is located near to the widest part of the River Mersey.
Post townLIVERPOOL
Administrative CountyLiverpool
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ4483
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMerseyside
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0151
 

Other names by which Speke, Liverpool has been known in the past

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Speke, Liverpool in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Speke, township and ry. sta., Childwall par., Lancashire, on r. Mersey, 7 m. SE. of Liverpool, 2505 ac. land and 1229 water, pop. 513; contains Speke Hall, seat.

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