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Preston Brook, Halton

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Preston Brook, Halton

Preston Brook is a civil parish in the borough of Halton, a unitary authority in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is located to the south-east of Runcorn and is adjacent to the M56 motorway. It contains the villages of Preston Brook and Preston on the Hill. In the 2001 Census, the civil parish of Preston Brook had 312 dwellings and 716 residents. Approximately 3,000 people are employed in the area.
Post townRUNCORN
Administrative CountyHalton
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ5680
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01928
Population716 (2001 Census)

Preston Brook, Halton in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Preston Brook, vil. with ry. sta., Preston on the Hill township, Runcorn par., Cheshire, at the junction of the Bridgwater and the Trent and Mersey Canals, 6 m. SW. of Warrington; P.O., T.O.; has large warehouses.

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