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Great Sankey, Warrington

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Great Sankey, Warrington

Great Sankey is a civil parish and suburban area of the Borough of Warrington and the ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. It is 2 miles west of Warrington town centre. It has a population of 24,211.
Post townWarrington
Administrative CountyWarrington
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ5788
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCheshire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01925

Other names by which Great Sankey, Warrington has been known in the past

Sankey ~ Sankey Great

Great Sankey, Warrington in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Sankey, Great, eccl. dist., township, and vil. (ry. stations Sankey, and Sankey Bridges), Prescot par., SW. Lancashire - dist., pop. 1869; township, 1923 ac., pop. 630; vil., on Sankey Canal, 2 miles "W. of Warrington; P.O. at Sankey Bridges.

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