Stretton, Cheshire

Stretton, Cheshire

infobox UK place
country = England
latitude= 53.3381
longitude= -2.5775
official_name= Stretton
map_type= Cheshire
population = 1,009 (2001)
unitary_england= Warrington
lieutenancy_england= Cheshire
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= Warrington South
post_town= Warrington
postcode_district = WA4
postcode_area= WA
dial_code= 01925
os_grid_reference= SJ615825

Stretton is a village and civil parish in the borough of Warrington, Cheshire, England. The parish includes the village of Lower Stretton. It is at the very south tip of Warrington, about seven miles south of the town centre. It has a large hotel and is the site of Warrington's BUPA hospital. The village is just by junction 10 of the M56 motorway.

A major Royal Navy Air Station HMS Blackcap existed at Stretton between June 1942 and November 1958.

ee also

*St Matthew's Church, Stretton

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