Byley

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Map of civil parish of Byley within the former borough of Vale Royal

Byley is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, about 2½ miles north of Middlewich.

According to the 2001 census it had a population of 202.

This small village is said to be the 'Heart Of Cheshire'[citation needed]

During the Second World War, Vickers-Armstrongs operated a shadow factory at Byley assembling Vickers Wellington bombers. The completed aircraft were towed to the nearby RAF Cranage airfield to be test flown.

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Coordinates: 53°13′N 2°25′W / 53.217°N 2.417°W / 53.217; -2.417