Byley

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Byley
Trent and Mersey Canal - geograph.org.uk - 444638.jpg
The Trent and Mersey Canal at Byley
Byley is located in Cheshire
Byley
Byley
Location within Cheshire
OS grid referenceSJ720694
Civil parish
  • Byley
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMIDDLEWICH
Postcode districtCW10
Dialling code01606
PoliceCheshire
FireCheshire
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire
53°13′16″N 2°25′12″W / 53.221°N 2.420°W / 53.221; -2.420Coordinates: 53°13′16″N 2°25′12″W / 53.221°N 2.420°W / 53.221; -2.420

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, increasing to 235 at the 2011 Census.[1]

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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  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 30 May 2015.

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