Clatterbridge

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Clatterbridge
Hamlet
Sitch Cottage, Brimstage Lane - geograph.org.uk - 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
Clatterbridge
Clatterbridge shown within Merseyside
Population14,411 (2011 Census. Ward)
OS grid referenceSJ321823
• London176 mi (283 km)[1] SE
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWIRRAL
Postcode districtCH63
Dialling code0151
ISO 3166 codeGB-WRL
PoliceMerseyside
FireMerseyside
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Merseyside
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]

Geography[edit]

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.

Economy[edit]

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.

Transport[edit]

Road[edit]

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

Rail[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coordinate Distance Calculator". boulter.com. 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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