Holmes Chapel


Holmes Chapel

infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Holmes Chapel
static_

static_image_caption=A view of Holmes Chapel
latitude= 53.204
longitude= -2.353
population = 5,669 (2001 Census)
civil_parish= Holmes Chapel
shire_district= Congleton
region= North West England
shire_county = Cheshire
constituency_westminster= Congleton
post_town= CREWE
postcode_district = CW4
postcode_area= CW
dial_code= 01477
os_grid_reference= SJ765675
Known formerly as Church Hulme, Holmes Chapel is a village in central Cheshire, in Congleton borough. Population (2001 census): 5,669. It is located at the junction of the A50 and A54, close to the M6 motorway. According to the Index of Deprivation, the village ranks as the 18th least deprived ward in the United Kingdom (out of 8,414). Holmes Chapel railway station has services to Manchester and Crewe, making it a good base for commuting. Swettenham Meadows nature reserve lies 2.5 miles (4 km) east of the village and Goostrey lies to the north.

The village has a number of public houses including The George and Dragon, The Red Lion, The Swan. There is also a shopping precinct with a supermarket, wedding dress shop, fish and chip take away, off licence, betting shop, estate agents, a chemist and a library, which has recently had an extension. The village has one secondary school, Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School.

References

ee also

*St Luke's Church, Holmes Chapel

External links

* [http://www.holmeschapelparishcouncil.gov.uk/ Holmes Chapel Parish Council]
* [http://www.holmeschapel.net/ Holmes Chapel Community Web Site]
* [http://www.hcsg.org.uk/ Holmes Chapel Scout Group Web Site]
* [http://www.holmeschapelrufc.co.uk/ Holmes Chapel RUFC Web Site]
* [http://www.holmeschapelbasketball.co.uk/ Holmes Chapel Hornets Basketball Web Site]


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