- Woodbank, Cheshire
infobox UK place
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= City of Chester
dial_code= 0151, 01244
Woodbank is a village and
civil parishin the Chester District of Cheshirein northwest England. It is located on the Wirral Peninsula, about 6 miles northwest of the city of Chester.
Woodbank was a
townshipin Shotwick Parish of the Wirral Hundredand included part of the nearby hamlet of Two Mills. The population was 48 in 1801, 64 in 1851, 72 in 1901 and 77 in 1951. [citeweb|url=http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/woodbank.html|title=Cheshire Parishes: Woodbank|work=GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy|accessdate=23 August|accessyear=2007]
Woodbank is within the
parliamentary constituencyof the City of Chester, represented by the Labour MP Christine Russell. It is also part of the Puddington and District Parish Council.
It can be accessed via the A550, the A5117 and the A540 (a former toll road). There are two minor roads running through the area - Woodbank Lane and Shotwick Lane.
Woodbank consists of a Hall and a few houses as well as The Yacht Inn, which was built as a pub in about 1920. [citeweb|url=http://www.pub-explorer.com/cheshire/pub/yachitinnwoodbank.htm|title=The Yacht Inn|work=pub-explorer.com|accessdate=23 May|accessyear=2007]
The nearest train station can be found in
Capenhurst, about 1.5 miles away. There is also a bus service which passes through the area hourly, running between West Kirbyand Chester.
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