Westminster, Ellesmere Port

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Westminster
Westminster is located in Cheshire
Westminster
Westminster
Westminster shown within Cheshire
OS grid reference SJ40117
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ELLESMERE PORT
Postcode district CH65
Dialling code 0151
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
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Cheshire
53°17′13″N 2°53′24″W / 53.287°N 2.89°W / 53.287; -2.89Coordinates: 53°17′13″N 2°53′24″W / 53.287°N 2.89°W / 53.287; -2.89

Westminster, Ellesmere Port is a suburb of the town of Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, England. It is located to the north of the town centre and it is the location of the M53 motorway. Westminster is famous for its terraced houses and the Joseph Groome Towers, three thirteen-storey tower blocks built as public housing . It is also known as the wezzy.[1]

Attractions[edit]

To the north of the suburb is the Canal Village which is the location of the Boat Museum.[2]

Education[edit]

The area has just one school, Westminster Community Primary.[3]

Transport[edit]

Ellesmere Port train station is located in Westminster and provides half-hourly Merseyrail trains to Liverpool Central. There is also regular bus routes:

Route No. From To Via Frequency Company Notes
7 Rivacre Kendal Drive Bus Station Every 30 mins GHA Coaches
X36 Ellesmere Port John Lennon Airport Runcorn Every 1 Hour GHA Coaches
SP1 Ellesmere Port Mold New Brighton Every 1 Hour GHA Coaches Shuttle Service
SP2 Ellesmere Port Mold Buckley Cross Every 2 Hours GHA Coaches Shuttle Service
272 Arrowe Park Ellesmere Port Willaston Hourly Eazibus / Helms of Eastham

Population[edit]

The suburb has an ethnic minority population of 3%[citation needed] which is lower than that for Little Sutton.

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