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Sitch Cottage, Brimstage Lane - - 131926.jpg
Sitch Cottage and the A5137 Brimstage Road, looking towards the roundabout at Junction 4 of the M53 motorway
Clatterbridge is located in Merseyside
Clatterbridge shown within Merseyside
Population 14,411 (2011 Census. Ward)
OS grid reference SJ321823
• London 176 mi (283 km)[1] SE
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town WIRRAL
Postcode district CH63
Dialling code 0151
ISO 3166 code GB-WRL
Police Merseyside
Fire Merseyside
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°20′N 3°02′W / 53.33°N 3.03°W / 53.33; -3.03Coordinates: 53°20′N 3°02′W / 53.33°N 3.03°W / 53.33; -3.03

Clatterbridge is a hamlet on the Wirral Peninsula, England, south-west of Bebington, close to the M53 motorway.

It is also the name of a ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, which includes Brimstage, Raby, Raby Mere, Thornton Hough, Storeton and Spital. At the 2011 Census, the population was 14,411.[2]


Clatterbridge is in the central part of the Wirral Peninsula, approximately 11 km (6.8 mi) south-east of the Irish Sea at Leasowe, 7 km (4.3 mi) east of the Dee Estuary at Heswall and 4 km (2.5 mi) west of the River Mersey at Bromborough. The Clatter Bridge, itself, is 31 m (102 ft) above sea level.[3]

The Clatter Brook merges into the River Dibbin at Raby Mere, before discharging into the River Mersey at Bromborough.


The major employment sector in Clatterbridge is healthcare. The area is the site of Clatterbridge Health Park, which hosts Clatterbridge Hospital, Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, and Radio Clatterbridge.



Clatterbridge is located close to Junction 4 of the M53 motorway, which joins with the A5137. The B5151 passes across the Clatter Bridge.


Spital railway station is the nearest by road, about 2 km (1.2 mi) to the east. This station is on the Wirral Line of the Merseyrail network, with frequent services to Liverpool, Chester and Ellesmere Port.


  1. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". Retrieved 6 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "SRTM & Ordnance Survey Elevation Data in PHP". Retrieved 31 October 2016. 

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