Middleton, Lancashire

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Not to be confused with Middleton, Greater Manchester.
Silo, Middleton Industrial Estate - geograph.org.uk - 1487215.jpg
Silo at Middleton industrial Estate
Middleton is located in Lancashire
 Middleton shown within Lancashire
Population 521 (2001)
OS grid reference SD423587
District Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district LA3
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Morecambe and Lunesdale
List of places

Coordinates: 54°01′16″N 2°52′52″W / 54.021°N 2.881°W / 54.021; -2.881

Middleton is a village and civil parish within the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, England, between Heysham and Overton. It had a population of 521 recorded in the 2001 census.[1]

Middleton was the location of Middleton Tower Holiday Camp, which opened in 1939 and was owned by Pontin's from 1955 until its closure in 1994.[2] The holiday camp is now being redeveloped as a gated community with bungalows and apartments.[3]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Lancaster Retrieved 12 February 2010
  2. ^ Hogg, David (2004-08-19). "Reunion for Pontin's 'Liner' camp staff". Lancashire Evening Post (newspaper) (Preston: Johnston Press). p. 19. 0964-0967. 
  3. ^ "Former Police Station proposal get thumbs-down". Lakeland Echo. Morecambe: Johnston Press. 2008-01-10. Retrieved 2008-04-28. 

External links[edit]

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