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Ellesmere Port and Neston

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Borough of Ellesmere Port and Neston
Ellesmere Port and Neston
Shown within Cheshire
Geography
Status:Borough
Region:North West England
Admin. County:Cheshire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 254th
88.41 km²
Admin. HQ:Ellesmere Port
ONS code:13UE
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 284th
80,992
916 / km²
Ethnicity:98.8% White
Politics
Arms of Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council
Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council
http://www.ellesmereport-neston.gov.uk/
Leadership:Alternative - Sec.31
Control:Labour
MP:Andrew Miller

Ellesmere Port and Neston is a local government district, borough and parliamentary constituency in Cheshire, England.

Its main town is Ellesmere Port, an industrial town on the Mersey. The rest of the district is partly rural and partly residential including small towns such as Neston and Parkgate.

It was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of the borough of Ellesmere Port and Neston urban districts.

History

Not mentioned in the Doomsday Book, Ellesmere Port used to be part of the parish of Eastham. The modern town came into existence after the creation of a canal by Thomas Telford in 1795 as part of a project to connect the rivers Severn, Mersey and Dee. The junction connecting the Mersey and Chester canals became known as Ellesmere Port.

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