Basford, Cheshire

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Basford
Locomotives at Basford Hall Yard, Crewe (geograph 4085955).jpg
Locomotives at Basford Hall railway yard
Basford is located in Cheshire
Basford
Basford
Location within Cheshire
Population256 (2011)
OS grid referenceSJ715522
Civil parish
  • Basford
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townCREWE
Postcode districtCW2
Dialling code01270
PoliceCheshire
FireCheshire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire
53°03′58″N 2°25′30″W / 53.066°N 2.425°W / 53.066; -2.425Coordinates: 53°03′58″N 2°25′30″W / 53.066°N 2.425°W / 53.066; -2.425

Basford is a civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, just south of Crewe. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 266, reducing slightly to 256 at the 2011 Census.[1]

Governance[edit]

The civil parish is administered jointly with the adjacent parish of Weston.[2] The Weston and Basford Parish Council meets monthly and discusses a wide range of community issues.[3] From 1974 the civil parish was served by Crewe and Nantwich Borough Council, which was succeeded on 1 April 2009 by the new unitary authority of Cheshire East.[4] Basford falls in the parliamentary constituency of Crewe and Nantwich,[5] which has been represented by Edward Timpson since a by-election in 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 March 2016.
  2. ^ Cheshire East Council: Parish Council Details: Weston and Basford Parish Council Archived 13 March 2010 at the Wayback Machine (accessed 2 March 2012)
  3. ^ Weston & Basford Online: Parish Council (accessed 2 March 2012)
  4. ^ Cheshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008 Archived 17 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Cheshire County Council: Interactive Mapping: Crewe and Nantwich Archived 1 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine (accessed 27 January 2009)

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