- Lostock Gralam
infobox UK place
official_name= Lostock Gralam
region= North West England
country = England
postcode_district = CW9
Lostock Gralam is a
villageand civil parishin the countyof Cheshire, in the north west of England, east of Northwich. It is within the borough of Vale Royal. The parish of Lostock Gralam also includes the small hamlet of Lostock Green. According to the 2001 census, the population of the entire civil parishwas 2,317. [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=3&b=792694&c=Lostock+Gralam&d=16&e=15&g=429428&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779Official 2001 census figures.] Accessed: 2007-06-15.]
Within the village there is a post office, a Chinese take away, an off licence and a hair dresser's. There are also two pubs - The Slow and Easy and The Wharf. Redevelopment work is currently under way on the 'triangle site' adjacent to the A556 where a business park is to be constructed. The plans are said to include a convenience store a new pub and a hotel.
Lostock also hosts one of Cheshire's oldest Football Clubs, Lostock Gralam FC, having played continuously at their home on Manchester Road since 1892. Lostock are one of the Cheshires' leading amatauer clubs, despite being based in a relatively small area.Fact|date=March 2008
Lostock Gralam has its own primary school there is also a privately owned nursey located within the school grounds. Lostock Tiny Tots pre-school operates from the community centre on nearby Stubbs Lane.
The village is served by a railway station on the line between
Chesterand Altrincham. The Trent and Mersey Canalruns through the parish.
Lostock Gralam is situated on the eastern edge of Vale Royal in the centre of the
Cheshire Plainthe main road from Manchesterto Chester, the A556 runs past the village dividing Lostock Gralam from Lostock Green.
Lostock Gralam borders the parishes of
Northwich, Wincham, Rudheath, Nether Peover, Allostockand Plumley
Lostock Gralam Church of England Primary School was formed in 1984 following the amalgamation of Lostock Gralam Junior School and Manchester Road Infant School. The school is situated next to St John the Evangelist Church in School Lane. There are approximately 140 pupils who attend the school.
* 1801: 361
* 1851: 519
* 1901: 1640
* 1951: 1522
* [http://www.lostocklink.ik.com/ Lostock Link Web Site]
* [http://www.lostockgralam.cheshire.sch.uk/ Lostock Gralam C of E Primary School]
* [http://lostockgralamfriends.googlepages.com/ Friends of Lostock Gralam C of E Primary School]
* [http://www.fhsc.org.uk/genuki/Chs/lostockgralam.html GENUKI website entry]
* [http://lostocktinytots.co.uk/ Lostock Gralam Tiny Tots Pre School]
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