Wirral Urban District

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Coordinates: 53°18′56″N 3°02′37″W / 53.3155°N 3.0435°W / 53.3155; -3.0435

Wirral
History
 - Created 1933
 - Abolished 1974
 - Succeeded by Metropolitan Borough of Wirral
Status urban district

Wirral was an urban district in Cheshire, England from 1933 to 1974. It was created from part of the disbanded Wirral Rural District, and covered an area in the south-west of the Wirral Peninsula. The district covered the areas of Barnston, Gayton, Heswall cum Oldfield, Irby, Pensby and Thurstaston.

On 1 April 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, it was abolished and its area formed part of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral of the metropolitan county of Merseyside.

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